Wintry mix causes power outages, icy conditions

A wintry mix is causing all sorts of problems across New Jersey.

A wintry mix is causing all sorts of problems across New Jersey. (3/3/15)

EDISON - As Tuesday draws to a close, residents of New Jersey are left dealing with the aftermath of the first of what is expected to be a three day winter weather event.

Thousands of New Jersey residents were left in the dark Tuesday evening due to power outages. The majority of those outages were in the northern portion of the state.

As Tuesday afternoon’s snow turned into evening sleet and rain, road conditions became treacherous. Speed restrictions of 35 mph were placed on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike due to icy conditions.

Newark International Liberty Airport saw delays of at least two hours due to the snow and ice. Nearly 200 flights were cancelled coming into or flying out of the airport. Travelers are advised to check with their carriers in the morning to find out the status of their flights.

Temperatures are should warm up for Wednesday, but the precipitation is expected to stick around. Temperatures are expected to drop early Thursday leading to more icy conditions and more snow.

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