Heavy Snow in New Jersey as State of Emergency Declared

A winter storm brought heavy snow and strong winds to much of New Jersey as a state of emergency was declared on Wednesday, December 16.

The National Weather Service said Newark Airport reported a snowfall rate of two inches per hour between 7 pm and 8 pm.

The region was forecast to receive up to 14 inches by Thursday.

Video from Jersey City shows heavy accumulation of snow in Lincoln Park. Credit: Kate Hambrecht via Storyful