Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Shore Paralyzed by Bomb Cyclone

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Shore Paralyzed by Bomb Cyclone

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Heavy snow swirled together with strong winds to create white-out conditions on Thursday at the Jersey Shore as the center of a powerful nor'easter, or "bomb cyclone," passed hundreds of miles off the coast of New Jersey.

The storm continually impressed scientists at the National Weather Service with its tempestuous punch, prompting them to revise their snow forecast upwards time and again – eventually climbing to 12 to 18 inches for nearly all of Ocean County as well as southern Monmouth County.

"Living in downtown Asbury Park it looks like a complete whiteout. It looks like a giant snow blower is just pushing snow through the air like crazy," Asbury Park Board of Education member Joe Grillo said on Thursday morning.

Berkeley had received 16 inches by early afternoon, topping Atlantic City that received 13 inches. …

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