MORRISTOWN, NJ — Tropical Storm Isaias hit Morristown hard, knocking out power and toppling trees. Multiple roads are closed due to downed trees and wires, said town officials.

Jersey Central Power & Light (JP&L) is reporting 120,812 Morris County customers (61.70%) affected by the storm. In Morristown, power is out on Lake Road, Western Avenue, Washington Street, Wetmore Avenue, King Street, James Street Early Street, Abbett Avenue, Nichols Road, Morris Avenue, and Franklin Street.

Morristown officials are asking residents to avoid travel unless absolutely necessary. 

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"Utility crews have been notified but due to the strength of the storm, we have no estimates for how quickly all streets will be cleared. In the meantime, please avoid travel unless absolutely necessary so that emergency and utility crews can continue to assess and address the damage", said officials.

 

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