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National Weather Service Estimates 8 to 16 inches from Storm Toby, 30 to 40 MPH Winds Expected in Berkeley Heights

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - National Weather Service's winter storm warning in Union County is in effect until 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Storm Toby is expected to dump heavy snow, with accumulations between 8 to 16 inches. Strong winds are expected later today with gusts upto 30 to 40 MPH.

The Berkeley Heights DPW treated roads on Tuesday with the brine solution, said Mayor Bob Woodruff, which has helped with keeping roads clear.

Giordano picked up recycling as scheduled and advised the Township that if road conditions worsen and they can't complete entire route, they will continue to pick up on Friday and Saturday.  [Update as of 3/21/18 at 2:45 p.m, recycling in the Murray Hill section of Berkeley Heights and Plainfield Avenue to Park Avenue will be picked up on Friday due to heavy volume and weather conditions.] 

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has implemented its storm and staffing plans to respond to power outages as a result of today’s forecasted heavy snowfall and gusting winds. Customers are encouraged to be prepared for the possibility of power outages caused by the forecasted high winds and heavy, wet snow.

Customers should report downed wires to JCP&L or their local police department. Customers should never go near a downed power line, even if they think it is no longer carrying electricity. 

Customers should report power outages by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or by clicking the “Report Outage” link at www.jcp-l.com.

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