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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Weather-weary New Jerseyans are bracing for another round of winter weather.

Forecasters say the storm should hit sometime Thursday and could drop several inches across the state before it exits early Friday.

The precipitation is initially expected to be light, but will likely intensify by early Thursday evening. And temperatures should drop into the low single digits by Friday night, with subzero wind chills likely in most areas.

Winter storm warnings were issued for northern Jersey, where 6 to 12 inches of snow is expected, while winter storm watches were issues for central and southern areas, which could get 3 to 7 inches. Those advisories will be in effect Thursday afternoon to Friday morning.

Strong, gusty winds are expected with the storm, meaning travel could be treacherous.

New Jersey Transit has announced that it will cross-honor all tickets on Thursday.

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