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Randolph Gets Hit With Snow Again; Snow Piles Are Getting Tricky

By THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS STAFF

February 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM

RANDOLPH, NJ- WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 a.m. TO 1 p.m. TUESDAY...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOULD COME IN RAPIDLY OVERNIGHT AND FALL

  MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGHOUT THE MORNING COMMUTE.

  SNOW SHOULD END CLOSE TO NOON ON TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ONE INCH PER HOUR SNOWFALL RATES ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR

  DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE. THIS WILL MAKE DRIVING AND PLOWING

  DIFFICULT. THE ADDITIONAL SNOW WILL CAUSE MORE STRAIN ON

  WEAKENED STRUCTURES INCREASING THE CHANCES FOR COLLAPSES.

  ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30 DEGREES WHILE ITS

  SNOWING... RISING ABOVE FREEZING LATER IN THE DAY TUESDAY...

  EXCEPT IN THE POCONOS.

Morris County Administrator John Bonanni stated, “With another snowfall expected early tomorrow morning, I would like to encourage the public to take extra precautions while traveling on the roadways.  Our Morris County road crews and municipal crews have done a stellar job given the circumstances of this winter’s storms. They will once again be out and ready to deal with the anticipated snow early tomorrow morning.  Although the plow trucks have pushed the snow off the roadways for each of the storms, creating safer roads to drive on, snow piles have been understandably collecting. This snow can make it difficult to see cross traffic, particularly at intersections. We encourage those on the roadway to use extra diligence and be cautious. With the AM rush hour expected to be impacted, please try to leave extra travel times and be careful."

The Randolph Township Schools will operate on a two hour delayed opening schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

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