“The anticipated winter storm is forecasted to bring significant snowfall statewide, with snowfall rates approaching 2 inches per hour in certain areas and heavy wind gusts. Residents should stay off the roads, remain vigilant, and follow all safety protocols.” ~ NJ Governor Phil Murphy
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022
New Jersey State of Emergency
The office of NJ Governor Phil Murphy has announced that New Jersey will enter a State of Emergency, starting at 10pm tonight, in preparation for the upcoming snowstorm forecasted to impact the state with severe weather conditions.
- The State of Emergency will be in effect through the next several days, across all 21 counties
- Executive Order No. 279 allows for resources to be deployed throughout the state during the duration of the storm.
Winter Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service announced a Winter Weather Advisory, which will be in place until noon tomorrow, for the following New Jersey counties:
Winter Storm Warning
A Winter Storm Warning will be in place until 10am tomorrow for the following New Jersey counties:
New Jersey residents are encouraged to follow the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management for important weather updates and safety information. Residents should also pay attention to local forecasts, warnings, and watches.
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
P.O. Box 7068 West Trenton, NJ 08628
Essex County Storm Forecast
NWS weather station located at Essex County Airport in Fairfield forecasts 4 inches of snow Thursday overnight into Friday morning. Detailed information can be found here:
Shovel Out Your Closest Fire Hydrant
- Remove Ice and Snow in a full 3-foot circle around the hydrant.
- Clear a path from the hydrant to the street.
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