Up to 3 inches of snow possible Wednesday; sleet and rain to follow

EDISON -

The Garden State is expected to see a mixture of sun and clouds Tuesday, leading into more snow that is on tap for Wednesday.

Winter storm watches will take effect Wednesday at 8 a.m. for all western counties in New Jersey, lasting until Thursday around 1 a.m. Temperatures will be in the high-30s.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist James Gregorio says the snow is expected to begin Wednesday around 10 a.m., eventually transitioning into sleet, and then rain. Gregorio says the morning commute will be fine, and kids will be going to school, but there may be some early dismissals.

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When it's all said and done, the northern part of the state should see 1-3 inches of snow, with a coating to one inch for central and some southern parts of the state. Extreme southern parts of New Jersey shouldn't see any snow.

Temperatures Tuesday will be in the high-30s, with a mixture of sun and clouds. Conditions will be chilly.

Temperatures overnight will drop into the low-20s, with clouds collecting throughout the overnight hours. Conditions will be cooler.

Thursday is expected to see temperatures in the low-50s, with a mixture of sun and clouds.

Stay with News 12 for the very latest weather information.

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