WARREN, NJ - Skyline Drive is closed to through traffic and Sunrise Drive near Mountain View Road closed due to downed trees involving power lines. No timeframe is available for repairs to be complete.
In addition, power is out on the lower half of Roseland Avenue, Helen Street, Wilshire, Mountainview Road and Lane, Trinity Place, Friar Tuck, and Manor Drive. Power outages have also been reported in Meyersville, at the Valley Mall in Gillette, and a tree is down on Lakeview Drive in Watchung.
The strongest winds are expected to occur from late Monday morning through early Monday evening. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines which may cause power outages.
Warren Middle School will dismiss Students at their REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME from their classrooms so that they will not be standing outside waiting for their bus.
According to the advisory, winds at the peak of the storm will be sustained to 20-30 m.p.h. with some 40-55 m.p.h. gusts at times, highest thru the morning and early afternoon.
Emergency officials recommend residents secure all loose items in and around their properties and to prepare for the wind to take down trees and branches, causing power outages.
In the event you lose power, contact your local power provider and not Police Communications unless an emergency exists:
AVOID downed power lines, they can be live and dangerous.Report downed lines immediately.