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NJ Father Released From Jail After Two-Month-Old's Hot Car Death NJ Father Released From Jail After Two-Month-Old's Hot Car Death
NJ Father Released From Jail After Two-Month-Old's Hot Car Death A Jackson Township man was released from jail a day after his eight-week-old daughter died from being in a hot vehicle, authorities said. Avraham Chaitovsky, 28, was no longer held at the Ocean County Jail after a detention hearing on Tuesday, July 16. He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child in the baby's death on Monday, July 15. Lakewood police responded to a report of a child in cardiac arrest on New Egypt Road at around 1:45 p.m. Hatzolah Medical Services paramedics tried to save the two-month-old but she was pronounced dead at the scene. Investi…
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of NJ, PA: Here's The Timing Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of NJ, PA: Here's The Timing
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of NJ, PA: Here's The Timing The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania. The watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 and applies to all of New Jersey. In Pennsylvania, the watch covers Adams, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Wayne, Wyoming, and York in Pennsylvania. Temps are expected to feel as hot as 100 or 105 degrees in much of the region, according to the NWS.  A chance of showers and thunderst…
Infant Left In Hot Car By Dad Dies In New Jersey, Prosecutor Says Infant Left In Hot Car By Dad Dies In New Jersey, Prosecutor Says
Infant Left In Hot Car By Dad Dies In New Jersey, Prosecutor Says A Jackson Township man was accused of leaving his two-month-old daughter in a hot vehicle, causing the baby to die, authorities said. Avraham Chaitovsky, 28, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a news release on Tuesday, July 16. Lakewood police responded to a report of a child in cardiac arrest on New Egypt Road at around 1:45 p.m. on Monday, July 15. Officers found Hatzolah Medical Services giving lifesaving aid to the eight-week-old girl but she was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators sai…
Temps Climb To 100s, Risk Of Downpours Looms In Northeast: Here's The Timing Temps Climb To 100s, Risk Of Downpours Looms In Northeast: Here's The Timing
Temps Climb To 100s, Risk Of Downpours Looms In Northeast: Here's The Timing Another round of heat and storms is on deck for the Northeast, starting now, forecasters say. The beginning of the week will start out hot with a chance of storms in the late-afternoon and evening, however, the highest chance of severe weather comes mid-week, AccuWeather says. Monday, July 15 will be mostly sunny with a high between 97 and 100 from New Jersey to Washington DC, and a widespread risk of thunderstorms in the evening, mainly before 10 p.m., according to the National Weather Service and AccuWeather. AccuWeather forecast map Monday-Monday night. AccuWeather Good Monday M…
Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours
Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours A flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service across much of New Jersey ahead of drizzles expected to turn into downpours. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain is expected with both showers and thunderstorms producing heavy downpours Friday afternoon, July 12 through Saturday afternoon, July 13, the National Weather Service said. Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex Gloucester Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Union, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren, are all under a flood watch. 🌧⚠️ Not much change to the forecast with this morning's update. We …
Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA
Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA Hurricane Beryl, the powerful storm that has left three dead and millions without power in Texas, is working its way up north. After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, Beryl is expected to continue traveling across the country, bringing torrential rain and thunderstorms through Central US before reaching Pennsylvania and New Jersey mid-week, AccuWeather reports. According to the weather outlet, the Northwestern New Jersey and the northern-most portion of Pennsylvania will see one or two inches of rain from Beryl around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. AccuWeather is pred…
Tornados, Heat, Life-Threatening Rip Currents: No Relief Mid-Week For New Jersey, Pennsylvania Tornados, Heat, Life-Threatening Rip Currents: No Relief Mid-Week For New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Tornados, Heat, Life-Threatening Rip Currents: No Relief Mid-Week For New Jersey, Pennsylvania It's another hot one in New Jersey in Pennsylvania. And a stormy one. And a dangerous one — both on land and at sea, forecasters warn. Yeah, finding relief Wednesday, June 26 won't be easy. "If you are thinking of getting relief at the beach, there is a High Risk for life threatening rip currents at NJ beaches today (Moderate Risk at DE beaches)," the National Weather Service (NWS) said. "Be sure to only swim where there are lifeguards, and never go in water when the beach is closed." Heat indexes could reach 100 degrees in parts of NJ and PA before storms roll in, the weather map above s…
Extreme Heat, Thunderstorms Return To Northeast: Here's The Timing Extreme Heat, Thunderstorms Return To Northeast: Here's The Timing
Extreme Heat, Thunderstorms Return To Northeast: Here's The Timing The weather Monday, June 24 was nice, wasn't it? Don't get too comfortable, because the heat and the thunderstorms are both expected to return in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the National Weather Service says. Tuesday, June 25 will be sunny with a high of 92. The evening will hit a low of 71 before the heat returns even hotter on Wednesday, June 26, the NWS said. "As has been the case with the heat wave in recent days, the biggest spike in temperature and humidity levels will be in the East, rather than the Midwest," AccuWeather says. "Temperatures will peak within a few degrees of 100 fro…
Out With A Bang: Isolated Tornadoes, Severe Storms Likely To End Heatwave In NJ, PA Out With A Bang: Isolated Tornadoes, Severe Storms Likely To End Heatwave In NJ, PA
Out With A Bang: Isolated Tornadoes, Severe Storms Likely To End Heatwave In NJ, PA We're going out with a bang. The final day of heat and humidity in New Jersey and Pennsylvania is expected to precede a brand-new round of strong to severe thunderstorms ahead of the arrival of a cold front, the National Weather Service says. Storm activity on Sunday, June 23, will last from around 2 p.m. until around 11 p.m., with the most severe storms expected starting in the late afternoon and continuing into the evening. According to a weather map from the NWS, marginal storms are likely along the Jersey Shore with severe scattered storms possible across most of New Jersey a…
Stifling Heat Prompts Desperate Pleas From Forecasters Across NJ, PA Stifling Heat Prompts Desperate Pleas From Forecasters Across NJ, PA
Stifling Heat Prompts Desperate Pleas From Forecasters Across NJ, PA Temperatures will be the hottest they've been in this stretch of heat this weekend in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, say forecasters urging residents to limit time outside. A heat advisory and excessive heat warning have been issued across both states Saturday, June 22.  Heat index values could exceed 100° this weekend, the National Weather Service said, noting actual temps will spike up to 95 degrees on Saturday, and 98 degrees on Sunday, June 23. A heat advisory has been issued through 6 a.m. Sunday, and an excessive heat warning goes into effect Sunday across the Jersey Shore, m…
NJ Transit, Amtrak Service Resumes After Power Outage, Brush Fire NJ Transit, Amtrak Service Resumes After Power Outage, Brush Fire
NJ Transit, Amtrak Service Resumes After Power Outage, Brush Fire Service to NJ Transit and Amtrak trains was disrupted for the second time this week on Thursday, June 20 due to both power issues and brush fires along the NJ Turnpike, officials said. Amtrak service between Philadelphia and New Haven had been suspended while NJ Transit service in and out of NY Penn Station was also suspended, due to power issues on the Amtrak line, NJ Transit said. Service had resumed as of 10 p.m. with serious delays. A brush fire in Secaucus was compounding the issue as it was impacting wire repairs. NJ Transit service was also disrupted Tuesday morning, June 18, leavin…
Video Shows Landspout Tornado That Flipped Cars, Uprooted Trees In NJ Town Video Shows Landspout Tornado That Flipped Cars, Uprooted Trees In NJ Town
Video Shows Landspout Tornado That Flipped Cars, Uprooted Trees In NJ Town The National Weather Service has confirmed a landspout tornado touched down in a New Jersey town last week. The EF-0 twister took down trees and flipped several cars in a post office parking lot for exactly one minute in Lawrence Township (Mercer County) on Friday, June 14. The NWS shared footage from Ross Kauffman of the tornado, which had peak winds of 80 mph, was .13 miles long and 60 yards wide. 🌪️ Here is a video from Ross Kauffman of the landspout tornado that occurred Friday in Lawrence Twp, NJ. What makes a... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on&nb…
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warnings and warned of 60 mph winds across parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Friday, June 14. At 4:15 p.m., the NWS issued the warnings for Sussex and Warren counties in New Jersey, and Carbon, Monroe, Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton, in PA.  Newton, Washington, Jim Thorpe, Stroudsburg, Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, are also being warned of severe storms. The warnings are in effect through 5 p.m. Temps hit the 90-degree mark late in the afternoon, the NWS said. Storms were expected in the evening hours, a…
Here's Timing On Thunderstorms With 60 MPH Winds, Large Hail Threatening NJ, PA Here's Timing On Thunderstorms With 60 MPH Winds, Large Hail Threatening NJ, PA
Here's Timing On Thunderstorms With 60 MPH Winds, Large Hail Threatening NJ, PA A pleasant summer day Thursday, June 13 could be followed by a stormy one on Friday, June 14, forecasters said. Showers and thunderstorms with drenching downpours, large hail, and gusty winds are threatening North Jersey and the Lehigh Valley Friday afternoon and early evening, according to the National Weather Service. After a warm and sunny Thursday, we could be looking at a rather stormy Friday. Showers and thunderstorms are expected... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Thursday, June 13, 2024 Damaging wind gusts and large hail are the main threat…
First Summer Heatwave Ahead: Here's When Forecasters Say Temps Will Soar In Northeast First Summer Heatwave Ahead: Here's When Forecasters Say Temps Will Soar In Northeast
First Summer Heatwave Ahead: Here's When Forecasters Say Temps Will Soar In Northeast Enjoy that low electric bill while you can. Later this month, the air conditionings will most definitely be needed, forecasters are saying. The days leading up to the mid-June mark are expected to be sunny with low-humidity, and cooler nights, according to AccuWeather and the National Weather Service. Temps and humidity will begin to ramp up over Father's Day Weekend, with the first heat wave of the season expected next week, AccuWeather says (see weather map above). A heat wave is when temps are higher than average, with or without humidity, for at least two consecutive days, the outlet e…
New Round Of Thunderstorms Could End Sunny Day In NJ, PA, Weather Service Says New Round Of Thunderstorms Could End Sunny Day In NJ, PA, Weather Service Says
New Round Of Thunderstorms Could End Sunny Day In NJ, PA, Weather Service Says The National Weather Service says another round of thunderstorms is right around the corner. Wednesday, May 29 will start out sunny with a high of 78. Come the late afternoon, showers with "a few thunderstorms" and a chance of downpours are likely across New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania, the NWS says. Storms are expected to being around 3 p.m., with a higher chance of heavier rain in North Jersey than South Jersey. Showers could stick around into Thursday, May 30 , which will will be mostly cloudy with a high of 75, the NWS says.
Tornadoes Possible, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For All Of NJ, Parts Of PA Tornadoes Possible, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For All Of NJ, Parts Of PA
Tornadoes Possible, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For All Of NJ, Parts Of PA The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania to close out Memorial Day. The NWS said tornadoes, heavy rain, and wind gusts up to 65 mph were possible through 9 p.m. The first round of storms came early Monday morning, May 27.  National Weather Service As of press time, more than 600 Bedminster, NJ residents were without power, according to JCP&L. It was not immediately clear if that outage was caused by the storm, though. The NWS says storms are expected to cease before 1 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. Temps will dip…
Thunderstorms To Rip Through Northeast Memorial Day: Here's The Timing Thunderstorms To Rip Through Northeast Memorial Day: Here's The Timing
Thunderstorms To Rip Through Northeast Memorial Day: Here's The Timing Get those barbecues and pool trips in while you can, because Memorial Day 2024 could be a wet one. According to the National Weather Service, Sunday, May 26 will be mostly sunny and humid, with a high near 85. Temps are expected to drop into the mid-60s on Sunday night, with a chance of rain predicted overnight. "Following a relative lull in storm activity on Sunday in the region, Monday will be a different story," an AccuWeather report reads.  "The same storm system that led to the deadly storms and tornadoes in the nation's midsection on Saturday and Saturday night, and a 'high' ris…
Two Rounds Of Thunderstorms Predicted In NJ, PA: Here's Timing Two Rounds Of Thunderstorms Predicted In NJ, PA: Here's Timing
Two Rounds Of Thunderstorms Predicted In NJ, PA: Here's Timing The National Weather Service is predicting two rounds of thunderstorms in New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Thursday, May 23. The first is expected in the morning northwest of the I-95 corridor through noon, and the second in the afternoon and evening along the Jersey Shore and in South Jersey (see map above). The NWS warns that strong to severe thunderstorms could come with gusty winds. Travel delays due to flooding, downpours, and hail are expected, AccuWeather says. AccuWeather Temps will be in the mid-80s with a drop into the 60s in the evening, the NWS said. Friday will be mostly sun…
Wildwood Plans For Large Crowd, Protests At Trump's Campaign Rally Amid Hush Money Trial Wildwood Plans For Large Crowd, Protests At Trump's Campaign Rally Amid Hush Money Trial
Wildwood Plans For Large Crowd, Protests At Trump's Campaign Rally Amid Hush Money Trial Wildwood leaders are looking to keep rallygoers and protesters safe when former President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally on the Jersey Shore city's beachfront. Trump's rally will be held on the beach in Wildwood on Saturday, May 11. It will be his second campaign rally in the Cape May County city and his first of the 2024 election cycle. The city posted on Facebook on Friday, May 10, saying there would be "ample time" for rally attendees to find a spot in a space twice the size of what's needed for the expected crowd. "There is zero need to line up for the rally early," the city wrote…
Days Of Heavy Rain With Coastal Flooding Coming To NJ, PA: Forecasters Days Of Heavy Rain With Coastal Flooding Coming To NJ, PA: Forecasters
Days Of Heavy Rain With Coastal Flooding Coming To NJ, PA: Forecasters Sunny skies are in the rearview, for now. Heavy rain is on the forecast for New Jersey and Pennsylvania for Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, and AccuWeather forecasters warn conditions could get bad rather quickly. Wednesday, April 10 will be dry and partly sunny with a high near 60, with showers possible overnight. Thursday after 2 p.m. and at night are when showers and thunderstorms are more likely, according to the National Weather Service. "Those with outdoor or travel plans may have to do more than dodge raindrops and flooding in the Midwest and Northeast," reads a report by A…
1K Without Power In Essex County After Nasty Storm 1K Without Power In Essex County After Nasty Storm
1K Without Power In Essex County After Nasty Storm Thousands of New Jersey residents were without power Thursday, April 4 following a nasty storm that brought gusty winds and heavy rain to the region on Wednesday, April 3. As of 8 a.m., 8,000 Monmouth County residents were without power mainly in Freehold, Highlands, and Middletown (4,000), according to JCP&L. In Bergen County, more than 2,000 PSE&G customers had no power mostly in Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, and Teaneck. In Essex County, 1,063 PSE&G customers were in the dark, the majority in Irvington. In Morris County, 3.000 customers were without power mostly in Jeff…
Flooding Shuts Roads Across New Jersey: Here's Where Flooding Shuts Roads Across New Jersey: Here's Where
Flooding Shuts Roads Across New Jersey: Here's Where Flooding and heavy rain closed roads across New Jersey Saturday, March 23. According to the National Weather Service, the heaviest part of the storm may have passed. The flooding, however, has not. In Hasbrouck Heights, where Route 17 was closed, police pulled multiple drivers from their vehicles, Chief Rinke said. Members spent the past several hours rescuing over 20 trapped motorists from their vehicles in Heights and throughout Teterboro. Please avoid all flooded areas and do not attempt to drive through them. Posted by Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department on Saturday, March 23, …
Timing On Strongest Wind, Heaviest Rain In Major Weekend Storm Timing On Strongest Wind, Heaviest Rain In Major Weekend Storm
Timing On Strongest Wind, Heaviest Rain In Major Weekend Storm She's here. The weekend storm that's prompted wind and flooding advisories for much of the region is under way, and the National Weather Service says it's only going to get worse. ⚠️ The forecast for today remains on track. The most significant change has been the expansion of the Wind Advisory to... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Saturday, March 23, 2024 Forecast Rainfall Saturday, March 22 National Weather Service Winds are expected to increase later Saturday morning, March 23, with the strongest gusts expected to last through Sunday morning…
Split Storms Combine: Brace For 4 Inches Of Rain This Weekend In NJ, PA, Forecasters Say Split Storms Combine: Brace For 4 Inches Of Rain This Weekend In NJ, PA, Forecasters Say
Split Storms Combine: Brace For 4 Inches Of Rain This Weekend In NJ, PA, Forecasters Say All of New Jersey and Greater Philadelphia are under a flood watch ahead of one big rain storm, or a combination of two different storms that will combine and head to the region this weekend. Between two and four inches of rain are expected to fall between late Friday night, March 22 and Saturday evening, March 23 before tapering off, according to the National Weather Service. "A soaking rainstorm will cause problems along the I-95 corridor as the weekend gets started, with waves of rain moving in late Friday night through Saturday," AccuWeather Meteorologist Dean DeVore said. "Expect slow …
Snow Squalls Smack NJ, Temps To Plummet (VIDEO) Snow Squalls Smack NJ, Temps To Plummet (VIDEO)
Snow Squalls Smack NJ, Temps To Plummet (Video) The first day of spring is behind us, but winter seems to be sticking around. Snow and rain showers were possible Wednesday evening, March 20, with some snow squalls already having smacked the northernmost parts of New Jersey. From a spotter in High Point earlier, around 4 PM, where 1 to 2" of snow fell quickly in northwest Sussex County NJ, as... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 According to the National Weather Service, flurries were possible in Warren, Sussex, and Morris counties in New Jersey; and across the Lehigh Vall…
Snow Showers Possible For Some As Winter Lingers Into Spring In Northeast Snow Showers Possible For Some As Winter Lingers Into Spring In Northeast
Snow Showers Possible For Some As Winter Lingers Into Spring In Northeast Winter is hanging on for dear life. The temperatures are only going to get colder as spring gets closer (Tuesday, March 19), bringing a chance of snow and snow squalls for some in the Northeast. "After a mild start to the weekend, temperatures will trend to a bit chillier than the historical average from Sunday to Wednesday of this week," an AccuWeather report reads.  "New York City will have multiple days with highs in the mid- to upper 40s, compared to a historical average near 50 degrees this week." St. Patrick's Day will have a high near 55 with a slight chance of showers in the …
2,000 Without Power In Essex County (UPDATE) 2,000 Without Power In Essex County (UPDATE)
2,000 Without Power In Essex County (Update) Wind gusts nearing 50 miles per hour left thousands of New Jersey residents without power Monday, March 11. According to the National Weather Service, winds are expected to die down in the evening with a wind advisory in effect until 11 p.m. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a high near 50. As of 4:15 p.m., the following areas did not have power: JCP&L: Hunterdon County: 4,264 without power mostly in Bethlehem, Glen Gardner, Hampton, Hampton, High Bridge, Lebanon, Readington Middlesex County: 8,359 without power mostly in Monroe Township Morris County: 10,049 mostly in…
Snow Showers Could End Weekend Storm In Essex County, Flood Watch Issued: NWS Snow Showers Could End Weekend Storm In Essex County, Flood Watch Issued: NWS
Snow Showers Could End Weekend Storm In Essex County, Flood Watch Issued: NWS A weekend of rain could end in snow in parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service. A flood watch for much the region from 1 p.m. Saturday through through Sunday evening as a low-pressure storm is set to bring up to drop two inches of rainfall, according to the NWS. Paired with the multiple rounds of rainfall from the past several days, this new round "is likely to bring several river gauges into flood stage across the Passaic, Raritan, and Rancocas basins by Sunday," the NWS said.  By Sunday is expected to be partly sunny with scatte…
Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast
Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast Forecasters are warning of a weekend storm bringing widespread rain and gusty winds to the Northeast, creating yet another flood risk. Thursday, March 7 will be be mild with scattered showers while Friday, March 8 will be mostly sunny with temps in the mid-50s, forecasters say. Saturday, March 9 is when the new storm will begin moving into the region with rain beginning in the afternoon and lasting overnight, according to the National Weather Service. About an inch of rain is expected to fall, which the National Weather Service says isn't much, but given an already-wet ground "there is pot…
When Will Sun Come Out? Northeast Facing Three Rounds Of 'Soaking Rain' When Will Sun Come Out? Northeast Facing Three Rounds Of 'Soaking Rain'
When Will Sun Come Out? Northeast Facing Three Rounds Of 'Soaking Rain' Sunday's spring-like weather was a lovely taste of what could be, but isn't — at least not yet. The Northeast is facing several days of rain before sunny skies return, forecasters say. Good Tuesday Morning Everyone! There will be three separate rounds of widespread rain this week. The first round is... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 "Three storms will swing through the eastern United States into this weekend, delivering soaking rain that may lead to disruptions in outdoor activities despite the mild weather pattern," AccuWea…