Snow Piles Up, Speeds Lowered Across New Jersey

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Road crews across New Jersey are trying to keep up with snow driven by strong northerly winds.

The deepest snow, so far, is in the southern portion of the state, where four inches (10 centimeters) have fallen in Margate. Accumulations will increase as the storm moves northward.

A blizzard warning remains in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday along the New Jersey shore and for portions of central and southern New Jersey.

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Forecasters say 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 centimeters) of snow are possible with northerly winds gusting as high as 45 to 55 mph (72 to 80 kph) along the immediate coast.

Few power outages are reported. Speed is reduced on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway.

State government offices are on a 2-hour delayed opening.

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