Snow possible in northwest New Jersey amid freeze warning

TRENTON, N.J. — Temperatures in New Jersey are headed for the cellar, bringing with them a freeze warning and even a  slight chance of snow or sleet early Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

A freeze warning is in effect from midnight Tuesday until 9 a.m. Wednesday for Morris, Passaic, western Bergen, western Essex, western Union, Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, western Monmouth, Salem, Gloucester, Camden, Burlington, Ocean and Cumberland counties.

Then, precipitation will move through northern New Jersey Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Sussex County in New Jersey and Monroe County in Pennsylvania may see a slight accumulation of snow just after midnight early Thursday morning, but it will generally be less than one inch, according to the National Weather Service.

Forecasters also say there is a slight chance for freezing rain and sleet moving in just behind or mixed with the possible snowfall. As temperatures rise, the precipitation should turn to all rain later in the morning.

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Forecasters say temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s are possible. Those lows could pose problems for plants and crops.