With wind-chill temperatures at 9 degrees below zero and many local streets packed with ice, the main parking lot at the Red Bank train station was nearly empty at 6:15 a.m. Friday, above, but road activity was stirring a short while later on West River Road in Rumson, right.
Check out some additional photos taken from the Greater Red Bank a day after Thursday’s snowstorm below. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
As of 8 a.m. Friday, a state of emergency declared for four coastal counties, including Monmouth, by Governor Chris Christie remained in effect, and numerous schools, local government offices and businesses closed for a second day or were planning to open later than usual.
With daytime temperatures expected to peak at 18 degrees, and the wind making it feel like 8 below zero, the National Weather Service had a wind advisory in effect Friday morning. The wind-chill temperature was expected to drop to 14 below Friday night and stay at that level into Saturday.
Sunday’s expected to see peak temps of a relatively balmy 21 above zero on Sunday, according to the forecast.