As chief meteorologist, Dan Zarrow says his mission is to provide the most honest, accurate weather forecasts possible. Zarrow grew up in Jackson, where his weather obsession earned him the nickname "Weatherman Dan." He earned his atmospheric science degree from Cornell University. His career as a TV meteorologist included stops in Oklahoma, in Central New York and at News 12 New Jersey. He's also done research and programming work for the Northeast Regional Climate Center and NJ State Climate Office. He is proud to hold the American Meteorological Society's prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation. Zarrow lives in Union County with his wife, Amy, and young sons, Jackson, Griffin, Nathan, and Tyler. Follow me on Facebook ("Meteorologist Dan Zarrow") and Twitter (@DanZarrow) for even more weather insight and information!
8 things to know about NJ’s snowy, rainy weekend nor’easter
The first weekend of 2024 features messy weather across New Jersey, ranging from up to 10 inches of snow to the north, to an inch of rain to the south.
New year, new active weather pattern: Two snow chances for NJ
A conversational snow shower is possible later this week, and then we are watching a potentially significant winter storm for the first weekend of 2024.
The 7 winter weather hazards everyone in NJ needs to take seriously
Bundle up and shovels ready — the winter season can bring a variety of impactful and dangerous weather conditions to New Jersey.
Rain, wind, cold, snow: Timeline for NJ’s big Sunday storm
A strong cold front will produce some stormy, nasty weather in New Jersey, starting midday Sunday, peaking Sunday evening, ending Monday morning.
This was NJ’s snowiest spot in 2023, but that’s not saying much
More than half of New Jersey saw little to no snowfall this year, after last winter was a complete dud.
Dan Zarrow’s NJ winter weather glossary: 35 terms you need to know
From sleet to freezing rain, from 'bread and milk' to 'conversational snow', New Jersey meteorologists have a very specific vocabulary for winter storms.
Unraveling the mystery of Newark Airport’s new ‘Lot 151′
When booking a trip out of Newark Liberty International Airport recently, a new mysterious, intriguing option for prepaid, on-airport parking popped up.
NJ weather: Two storms to watch between now and Thanksgiving
Approaching one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, some heavy rain and big temperature swings are in the forecast for New Jersey.
A big change for NJ’s busiest airport just before the holidays
The Port Authority has announced a major relocation at Newark Liberty International Airport, taking effect Wednesday, November 15, 2023.
NJ weather: Three more days of chilly but sunny weather
With high pressure in control, New Jersey's weather stays quiet but unseasonably cold for the first half of the new week.
Here’s the date to expect NJ’s first snow of the 2023-2024 season
When is New Jersey's snow season "supposed to" kickoff this year? As we await the first flakes of winter, let's review some snow season statistics.
NJ weather: How warm will it get, and how long will it last?
This stretch of unseasonable warmth feels more like early September than late October.