New Jersey Faces Snow, Coastal Flooding From Storm

Crews drive utility repair trucks on flooded streets early Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Sea Isle City, N.J. Utility companies in New Jersey are reporting that roughly 20,500 customers are without electricity one day after a powerful winter storm packing high wind and snow battered the state. Atlantic City Electric says about 17,000 customers are without power. The outages stretch from Barnegat Beach south to Cape May. Jersey Central Power & Light says roughly 3,300 customers were without power, with outages concentrated along the coast from Long Branch to near Barnegat Beach. Officials say all service should be restored by late Sunday night. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Crews drive utility repair trucks on flooded streets, Jan. 24, in Sea Isle City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New Jersey is facing the possibility of snow and coastal flooding from a storm moving up the coast.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Monday night through Tuesday evening for Burlington, Cumberland, Atlantic and Cape May counties. Forecasters say there is the potential for 4 to 8 inches of snow.

A winter weather advisory is in effect for other parts of the state with accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Forecasters have issued a coastal flood warning for the New Jersey shore. Widespread moderate coasting flooding is possible during high tide. There’s also a chance for beach erosion as wave heights build to 8 to 12 feet.


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