RED BANK: LONG THEY MAY NOT REIGN

Joe Secula of Locust Avenue in Red Bank made the most of this week’s 7.6-inch snowfall, crafting a front yard King Neptune, above, and a king-of-the-road motorcyclist, at right.

Their reigns won’t last long, with sunshine returning and daytime temperatures rising to around 40 degrees Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

See the extended forecast for the Greater Red Bank Green below. (Photos by Cindy Secula. Click to enlarge.)

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RED BANK: THEN AGAIN, THERE ARE SNOWMEN

rb snowman 020314 3This guy, on Spring Street, had an umbrella embedded in his head, so he’s set for the rain and sleet forecast for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Below, a giant snowman at Tower Hill Avenue and Spring Street featured crushed Budweiser cans for buttons. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

rb snowman 020314 6One upside of Monday’s snowstorm, as with most, was the sudden proliferation of snowmen across the Green.

redbankgreen‘s walk through central Red Bank Monday afternoon put us in the company of some cheerful if somewhat flaky gentlemen. Check out our photos, below.

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GRIN AND BEAR IT: SLICK ROADS EXPECTED

black-snowmanA group of Rumson teens decided we’ve seen enough white lately, and built a snowman on River Road, using spray paint to add detail. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi. Click to enlarge)

We’re in for an ugly couple of days, according to the weatherbot at the National Weather Service.

A region extending from the northern New Jersey coast down to Maryland is the subject of a winter storm watch effective Monday evening into Wednesday morning.

The storm is expected to drop up to two inches of snow by Tuesday morning. But its main feature will be the variety of nastiness falling from the sky.

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