Meteorologists have upped the amount of snow forecast to fall on the Shore area Saturday night.
The National Weather Service’s office in Mount Holly said new forecast models show a bit more snow will fall than the trace accumulation initially expected. The forecast for northern Ocean County shows 2-4 inches of snow will fall.
— NWS Mount Holly (@NWS_MountHolly) February 16, 2018
Specifically, the forecast said, there will be a chance of rain after 5 p.m. Saturday, which will turn to snow. There will be rain and snow, possibly mixed with sleet before 3 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 3-4 a.m., then a chance of rain after 4 a.m.. The snow could be heavy at times, with an overnight low around 31 degrees.
The melt will begin very quickly. Sunday is forecast to be sunny with a high of 48 degrees. Rain is expected to return Monday afternoon as part of a warm front that will bring temperatures in the mid to high 60s next week.