Governor Christie declares a State of Emergency - State offices closed on Monday, March 3rd
Christie has declared a State of Emergency for the impending snow storm. The
below information is part of the press release from the Governor.
Winter Storm Titan expected to arrive in New Jersey tonight, Governor Chris
Christie declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of
Emergency Management to coordinate all preparation, response and recovery
efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and
governmental agencies. Governor Christie also announced the closing of state
offices on Monday, March 3rd for all non-essential employees.
winter storm is expected to arrive tonight and last through Monday, bringing
heavy snow and creating hazardous travel conditions throughout the state,” said
Governor Christie. “I’ve authorized state officials to take all necessary
actions, and my Administration will monitor conditions throughout the remainder
of the storm. I encourage all New Jerseyans to drive carefully and remain off
the roads if possible so that our first responders and public safety officials
can safely respond to any emergency situations.”
storm is expected to continue through Monday, bringing heavy snow, freezing
temperatures and mixed precipitation, as well as dangerous and icy conditions
that will affect travel throughout the state for several days. A potential
mixture of fallen trees, power outages and flooding is anticipated.
PM weather update 3-2-14
The storm continues to move south. Snow accumulation totals are now at 1-2".
Weather update 3-2-14
STORM CONTINUES SOUTH – ACCUMULATION TOTALS ARE DOWN!
Should we see any snow during the day today, it will be very light. The 2nd phase of the snow event is scheduled for late this afternoon through Monday morning. We can expect total accumulation in the vicinity of 2-4”.
Have a great day!
SNOW ACCUMULATION TOTALS HAVE DECREASED 3-1-14
Unfortunately, we are still on track for scattered light snow moving
into Morris between 8am-10am tomorrow. The first batch of AM snow will give us
a coating – 0.5”. The steadier snow is not anticipated until later Sunday
afternoon. Steadier and heavier snow will be more common between Sunday evening
and Monday morning. The accumulating snow should end by late morning or early
Total snow accumulation is now estimated at 4-7”.
Weather update 2-28-14
The following information has been released from the
National Weather Service.
A significant winter storm will affect the region
early next week. Event timing for the most significant precipitation will
be from Sunday night into Monday daytime. Significant amounts of snow,
sleet and freezing rain are possible with this storm.
8+ inches of snow are expected where the heaviest snow
band sets up. There will be significant amounts of sleet (ice pellets)
just to the south of the heavy snow band. There is also the potential for
up to one-tenth inch (0.10”) of icing due to freezing rain, again to the south
of the heavy snow band.
Event timing will likely impact both the Monday
morning and Monday evening commute. More details as we get closer in
Wind gusts up to 40 mph are possible near the Atlantic
coast late Sunday night through Monday.
The briefing package is also available at