ESSEX FELLS - The snow falling around the Garden State has prompted several school districts to issue early dismissals before roadways become dangerous.

Parents were lined up outside the Essex Fells Elementary School waiting for their children to be dismissed. Three to 5 inches of snow are expected to fall in that area.

Hundreds of school closings and early dismissals were reported to News 12 New Jersey.

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