NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Freezing rain overnight provided slippery roads on Wednesday morning.
Commuters need to be careful with ice on streets and sidewalks.
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Several schools in the area have delayed openings.
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In New Jersey, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office has responded to several accidents with injuries near Eatontown and Tinton Falls. Drivers are advised to avoid the exit from Route 18 to 36 East.
Accident with several vehicles with injuries in the Eatontown / Tinton Falls area due to the weather. Stay away from the exit of Route 18 to 36 East. EMS is on site. @SheriffGolden warns everyone to be aware of black ice. It is dangerous and deceptive. pic.twitter.com/dUTguxV8qL
– Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office (@MonmouthSheriff) January 5, 2022
A winter weather notice is in effect for most of the area until late in the morning.
As temperatures get warmer, the icy rain will make room for remaining showers this afternoon.
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