This rainy week has taken its toll on local farmers, with fruits and vegetables hungry for sunshine after already having been delayed by the cool spring.
Winter may be long gone, but its effects still lingered in parts of New Jersey as June began – and drivers were feeling the pain.
The weather is warmer, and some tiny pests are popping up all over. Ants are everywhere – in our yards and kitchens.
The week began with downright summerlike temperatures, but the grip of winter slipped back onto the Tri-State Area late Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a disaster in 19 upstate New York counties where the severe winter has caused severe damage to vineyards.
It has been nearly 20 years since the New Jersey side of the Palisades Parkway has been re-done now, drivers are going to see action.
The snow should finally end in most areas by early Monday afternoon, though southern areas could continue to see snow until around dusk.
Snow is again slowing the morning commute across the area.
Humans aren’t the only ones who are getting tired of the long, cold winter. Pets are too.
There are a little more than three weeks before winter ends on the calendar, but Mother Nature isn’t letting up just yet.
It’s been cold, it’s been snowy, it’s been windy and almost always, the air has been very dry. To make matters worse, we’re told to wash out hands often to avoid spreading cold and flu germs.
The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.
A fresh shipment of rock salt reached New Jersey just in time for another round of snow Wednesday morning.
New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.
The early morning snow caused some slippery road conditions and limited visibility, prompting delayed openings and some closures at schools across the region.