Winter-battered North Jersey residents will endure another treacherous ride Tuesday morning.
A winter weather advisory has been issued until 4 p.m. Tuesday with 3 to 5 inches of snow possible with the heaviest precipitation expected during the morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.
It could take up to a month for a U.S. vessel to transport the salt if a waiver isn't granted, according to the article.
That won't help road crews for the latest storm, which is expected to begin at daybreak and become moderate to heavy at times during the morning hours before changing to rain Tuesday afternoon, the NWS said.
The heavy, wet snow will reduce visibilities to one-quarter to one-half
mile at times and could cause more roof collapses, the NWS reported.
the plow trucks
have pushed the snow off the roadways for each of the storms, creating
safer roads to drive on, snow piles have been understandably collecting," Morris County Administrator John Bonanni said.
"This snow can make it difficult to see cross traffic, particularly at
intersections. We encourage those on the roadway
to use extra diligence and be cautious. With the AM rush hour expected
to be impacted, please try to leave extra travel times and be careful."
Gov. Chris Christie called for a delayed opening of 11 a.m. Tuesday for all government offices and non-essential employees.
encourage all New Jerseyans to drive slowly and exercise caution on the roads
tonight and tomorrow morning," Christie said in a statement released Monday night. "I thank our state’s transportation crews and first
responders for their tireless efforts to keep our residents safe."