ROCKAWAY - The state Department of Transportation has posted speed restrictions on the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike.

In North Jersey, the snow started falling at around 5:30 p.m. Thursday and many roadways continue to be snow-covered. Municipalities are asking residents to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary.

The temperature will be dropping into the single digits overnight.

Snowfall totals are expected to be between 6 and 9 inches across the state.