STORM WATCH: Icy holiday travel possible with deep freeze following rain

The News 12 New Jersey Storm Watch Team is tracking a system that will bring heavy rain, strong winds and freezing temperatures to the Garden State by the end of the week.

News 12 Staff

Dec 20, 2022, 12:20 PM

Updated 582 days ago

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The News 12 New Jersey Storm Watch Team is tracking a system that will bring heavy rain, strong winds and freezing temperatures to the Garden State by the end of the week.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Dave Curren says that this will impact Christmas holiday travel. Curren says that anyone who is able to change their travel plans should try to do so.
WHAT’S NEXT: Temperatures warm to near 60 degrees on Friday. Friday will see lots of rain and strong winds that could gust to around 50 mph. As Friday comes to an end, temperatures will plummet to the upper-20s. Any water left from the rain will freeze over, causing dangerous icy conditions.
OVERNIGHT: A few clouds, with temperatures cooling into the mid-20s.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies. Daytime highs in the low-40s. Overnight lows dip to around 25 degrees.
THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy skies. Daytime highs around 48 degrees. Overnight lows dip to around 29 degrees.
FRIDAY: Rain for most of the day, with strong winds. Daytime highs around 57 degrees. Overnight lows around 45.
CHRISTMAS EVE: Temperatures drop to around 29 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Overnight lows around 19.
CHRISTMAS DAY: Mostly cloudy skies with some sun. Daytime highs around 28. Overnight lows around 16 degrees.


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