Thursday, November 8, 2012
Electricity went out in Cedar Grove Wednesday night just as Winter Storm Athena began blanketing the town in snow.
Power has been restored to most of Cedar Grove after a power outage on Wednesday night. Although the power went out as Winter Storm Athena swept across New Jersey, Cedar Grove police are not sure whether the storm was the cause of the outage. “The cause may have been a PSE&G infrastructure issue,” said Cedar Grove Police Chief Richard Vanderstreet. Everything South of Stevens Avenue in the township went down, he said. Power went out around 3 p.m. on Wednesday. PSE&G crews responded and had power back on around 5 p.m., said Vanderstreet. “There are still a few pockets in town that do not have power,” he said. PSE&G has developed a six-day work plan to get the remaining residents back on the grid. However, residents who have damage to their …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Winter Storm Athena, The Weather Channel's first named winter storm, through the eyes of Instagram.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Township losing power as a nor'easter hits New Jersey, just a few days after residents got their power back following Hurricane Sandy.
Here we go again. Residents of Verona and Cedar Grove are losing power once again as a nor'easter, now named Winter Storm Athena, hit the towns on Wednesday afternoon. “The township is experiencing a wide spread power outage,” Cedar Grove police said. “PSE&G is aware of the problem and is working on a repair.” Residents of both towns were just starting to get their power back after Hurricane Sandy ravaged New Jersey. Verona police are reporting power outages in the Fairview Avenue section of the town due to a Cedar Grove car accident. Verona police are urging residents to call PSE&G instead of the police desk. Cedar Grove has arranged a warming station at the town's Ambulance and Rescue Squad for anyone without power. Residents can bring …
Find out how towns are preparing for strong winds, slushy mess Winter Storm Athena will bring to area
Weather-weary towns in Essex County are going to get walloped again by nor'easter Athena, a winter storm that will bring a slushy, windy mess to our area Wednesday into Thursday. Just one week after Super Storm Sandy swept through the region, leaving behind a mess of days-long power outages and fallen trees, Athena, a much weaker storm, could add insult to injury for many. Occasional wind gusts over 50 mph, as well as some accumulating snow that could mix with rain, are forecasted into Wednesday night, with Athena tapering off Thursday afternoon, according to Weather.com. With snow starting to fall Wednesday afternoon in Essex County, town officials in the eastern part of the county are preparing for the worst – especially one week Super …
Governor Christie said nor'easter expected to slow the recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Winter weather advisory is in effect.
Athena is at the door. Winter Storm Athena has forced a winter weather advisory for much of North Jersey, with the National Weather Service forecasting snow, sleet and rain for Wednesday and a snowy mix for Thursday. Temperatures are expected to be at or just below freezing Wednesday and in the low 40s on Thursday. The winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday, and 60mph wind gusts could blow over much of the area. The Weather Channel is predicting that the “subtle” system will strengthen as it moves up the coast. Accuweather.com is reporting that snowflakes are falling in Pennsauken, which is located across from Philadelphia on the Delaware River. According to meteorologists, snow is expected to begin falling in Central …