Storm brings high winds, snow to NJ

A post-Christmas storm has brought high winds and snow to New Jersey. The National Weather Service says Jersey Shore residents were buffeted with winds as

In northern and western areas of the state, some communities got more than six inches of snow.

In northern and western areas of the state, some communities got more than six inches of snow. (12/27/12)

EDISON (AP) - A post-Christmas storm has brought high winds and snow to New Jersey.

The National Weather Service says Jersey Shore residents were buffeted with winds as high as 74 mph.

In northern and western areas of the state, some communities got more than six inches of snow.

The weather service issued a flood warning for coastal areas of Monmouth County through late morning Thursday.

The weather service says the strongest gust of wind was 74 mph recorded in Brick at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Other parts of Ocean County experienced gusts of up to 70 mph, and a 61 mph gust was recorded in Sandy Hook.

The highest snowfalls were recorded in Sussex County. Highland Lake and Wantage each received about six inches. Montague received about five and a half inches.

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