After a strange evening of weather events, including snow, rain, even thunder and lightning, southern Ocean County awoke to snow on the ground and can possibly expect more this evening.

Social media was abuzz last night as people reacted to the strange weather.

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The rain changed to snow in southern Ocean County just after midnight this morning.

As of 6 a.m., skies were clear in Stafford Township with a reprieve from any snow or wintry mixes. Public Works crews have been salting the roads this morning and were out since 1 a.m. Officials say the roads are clearing up, but motorists should still use caution.

Some areas will continue to dry out this morning after flooding yesterday. Portions of Long Beach Island roadways were flooded and roads were closed.

Stafford Township Police Capt. Thomas Dellane said the usual areas experienced typical flooding in low-lying sections such as portions of Beach Haven West.

In Little Egg Harbor, minimal flooding was experienced in the lagoon and waterfront communities, including the Mystic Island section, said township Police Lt. Troy Bezak.

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