PATERSON, NJ - With Governor Phil Murphy declaring a state of emergency and asking New Jersey residents to prepare for a winter storm that will affect the area throughout the weekend, Mayor Andre Sayegh assured residents that Paterson is also “taking the necessary measures to be prepared.”

Snow, sleet, freezing rain, and frigid temperatures are expected in the Paterson area for Saturday and Sunday amd while the storm is expected to have moved out of the area by Monday the thermometer is only expected to reach 13 degrees.

In short video posted on Facebook Sayegh urged residents to do their best to stay off the roads, to clear sidewalks and fire hydrants of snow, and to refrain from throwing snow into roadways.

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Sayegh continued that he would continue to receive updates from OEM Coordinator Rhonda Thompson throughout the storm and make them available to residents online and on social media.

 

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