Jersey Shore Residents See Most Snow In About 4 Years: ‘I Wasn’t Expecting All This’

CAPE MAY, N.J. (CBS) — Snow is piling up alongside portions of the Jersey Shore as a iciness hurricane strikes throughout the area Monday. It’s been about 4 years for the reason that Jersey Shore has observed this a lot snow. 

It’s been falling since about 8 a.m. and hasn’t stopped.

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There used to be a large number of snow accumulation on Ocean Street in North Wildwood, even after it used to be plowed.

The snow-covered seaside looks as if one thing out of a Hallmark Christmas film — with white snowflakes overlaying seashores alongside the Jersey Shore. 

Over on the Cove Seashore in Cape Might it’s worthwhile to pay attention whipping winds previous within the day Monday, however it seemed like a whole whiteout. The snow used to be falling speedy on the Cape Might Marina, leaving boats coated.

This can be a utterly other image than what citizens are used to seeing in the summertime months when the sky is blue and the solar is shining. Low visibility made it tough to look the Cape Might Lighthouse.

Cape Might Public Works continues to hustle to transparent the snow from the roads. 

One lady advised Eyewitness Information it’s the heavy, rainy roughly snow. Every other used to be running to push a minimum of a couple of inches of snow off her automotive. 

“We haven’t had this shortly,” Nancy Romero, of Cape Might, mentioned. “So this doesn’t wonder me. It’s simply stressful if you must pass someplace. I wasn’t anticipating all this. And plus, after we get snow warnings, we in point of fact by no means get it, being within the Cape Might bubble as everybody says. So I’m stunned.”  

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Surfers additionally sit up for iciness storms on account of the power they pack. Mike Excell shared a photograph with Eyewitness Information from a hurricane again in February 2021.

“As a hurricane is going off the coast, it’ll convey the swell in and that may typically have the off-shore winds, with the combo of the swell, and will have to be amusing in the market,” Excell mentioned.

He used to be excited about browsing Monday, however says the waves didn’t get large enough.

The next Cape Might County library branches will probably be closed Monday because of climate stipulations: Cape Might Town, Stone Harbor, Decrease Cape, and Sea Isle Town. 

The Cape Might County Park and Zoo will probably be closed as neatly.

Cape Might County officers say the county’s 4 senior facilities will probably be closed thru Tuesday because of the elements.

CBS3 Newshounds Matt Petrillo and Wakisha Bailey contributed to this tale.

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