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2015 Cooling Centers

The following is a listing of Morris County cooling centers for the summer of 2015:

Chester Township
Chester Township Mun. Bldg., 1 Parker Road, 8:30a - 4:30p

Harding Township
Harding Township Municipal Building Meeting Room, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, NJ 07976
9a-5p Monday and Tuesday; 7-20-2015 and 7-21-2015
973-267-8000

Kinnelon Borough
Kinnelon Mun. Hall, 130 Kinnelon Road, open til 4p

Madison
Boro Hall is designated as a cooling center Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also our library is open Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Sunday.

Morris Plains
 Morris Plains Municipal Court, 531 Speedwell Avenue, 2nd Floor
Monday thru Friday, 9 - 4

Morris Township

Morris Township Municipal Building
50 Woodland Avenue
Morris Township
Monday to Friday 08:00 to 20:00
Saturdays and Sundays as needed.

Morristown 
Morristown will open two cooling station when the temp reaches 90 +
  • Town of Morristown, 200 South Street from 0830-0430
  • Morristown Fire Department Headquarters 161 Speedwell Avenue from 0830-0430
Riverdale
Riverdale , Riverdale Library, 93 Newark Pompton Turnpike
Open from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm - Mon. thru Sat. and Sun. till 3:00 pm

Parsippany
  • Parsippany Community Center
    1130 Knoll Rd., Lake Hiawatha
    Phone: 973-263-7163
    Hours: 9am – 5pm
  • Main Library, Parsippany Branch
    449 Halsey Road, Parsippany
    Phone: 973-887-5150
    Hours: 9am – 9pm
  • Lake Hiawatha Library
    68 Nokomis Ave., Lake Hiawatha
    Phone: 973-335-0952
    Hours: 10am – 9pm
  • Mt. Tabor Library
    31 Trinity Park, Mt. Tabor
    Phone: 973-627-9508
    Hours: 10am – 9pm​
Rockaway Township
  • Rockaway Township Municipal Building Lobby, 65 Mt. Hope Road, Rockaway
    Open 8:30am – 4:30pm weekdays
  • Rockaway Township Public Library, 61 Mt. Hope Road, Rockaway
    M, T, W & F – 9:00am – 8:00pm
    Th & Sat – 9:00am – 5:00pm


Weather 3-20-15

The latest weather data suggests that we will see snow begin in the area of 9am this morning. The heaviest activity will likely take until 1-2pm before arriving. Snow will be likely into the evening with some moderate to heavy periods possible. It may mix with rain or sleet as well at times this afternoon but will be mostly wet snow. Snow will taper off to light snow showers/flurries by 10pm and then will end by 6am. Accumulations of 1-3 inches are likely with a chance we could see localized 3-5 inch amounts in higher elevations.


Winter Weather Advisory 3-19-15

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM FRIDAY 3-20-15.
* LOCATIONS...BERKS COUNTY, THE LEHIGH VALLEY AND THE POCONOS IN PENNSYLVANIA, AS WELL AS THE NEW JERSEY COUNTIES OF SUSSEX, WARREN AND MORRIS.


Weather 3-19-15

The current information from our weather partners suggests that the pending winter storm has the potential to drop 3 to 5 inches of snow. The greater accumulation amounts are anticipated in higher elevations and non-paved surfaces. Lower lying areas and warm roads may only see a slushy 1 to 2 inches.


Traffic Alert - Montville

Montville - TRAFFIC ALERT! Route 202 at Change Bridge Road is down to one lane with alternating traffic patterns due to an emergency gas line repair. Expect heavy delays this evening. NJ Natural gas is on scene making underground repairs.


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