As the snow finally starts to move out of Ocean County, we're getting a good idea of just how epic the storm really was for us, with a single storm now ranking 2018 as one of the snowiest Januarys on record.

With the National Weather Service checking in with their latest update, the towns in Ocean County that were reported all saw a foot of snow, with some pushing the foot and a half barrier.

In fact, the top group of Ocean County municipalities that NWS has reports for rank among the most accumulation in the whole state.

Here's what things look like from the latest National Weather Service update as of late Thursday, after the snow ended:

  • Brick Twp - 18.0"
  • Bayville - 18.0"
  • Tuckerton - 17.5"
  • Waretown - 17.5"
  • Manahawkin - 17.0"
  • Point Pleasant Beach - 16.5"
  • Beachwood - 15.3"
  • Jackson - 15.0"
  • Berkeley Twp - 15.0"
  • Toms River - 14.3"
  • Lacey Twp - 14.0"
  • Barnegat Light - 12.9"
  • Forked River - 12.0"

Yes, you're reading that right. Trained spotters pegged Brick and Bayville at a foot and a half of snow!

According to, that puts this storm firmly in the top 10 for historic January snowfall in New Jersey. 

As we really get a good look at the aftermath, these could of course change, so stay with WOBM for the latest, and be sure to keep an eye on Ocean County Stormwatch for all of the closing and delay information that you need!


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