GW Middle School's Back to School Night Postponed

Inclement weather blamed; no rescheduling date has been set up.

A tornado watch that could bring wind gusts up to 50 mph and up to 2 inches of rain has forced the Ridgewood Public School District to postpone its Back to School Night at George Washington Middle School.

No rescheduling date has yet been determined.

A tornado watch is in effect until 7 p.m. in Bergen County; it's the second one issued in the last two weeks. 

Here's a look at the forecast over the next few days in the area, according to the National Weather Service:

Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 61. South wind 11 to 18 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North wind around 6 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.


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