WARREN, NJ - Be prepared for a 5 a.m. call. Watchung Hills Regional High School and all sending Districts are monitoring the weather and preparing for a possible school closings on Monday. A winter weather advisory has been issued for Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties.

Warren is wagering on the timing of phone calls from area schools. Will Monday be either a delayed opening or a snow day? Will the call come Sunday night or Monday morning at 5 a.m.? 

Due to inclement weather, both the Basking Ridge and Short Hills Campuses of The Pingry School will be closed on Monday, December 2. All on and off-campus school activities are cancelled. 

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In the event you lose power, contact your local power provider and not Police Communications unless an emergency exists:

PSE&G: 800-286-9247

JCP&L: 800-285-0515


Help the Department of Public Works with snow removal by removing your vehicle from the side of the road. Do not push snow from your driveway back onto the street and do not call 9-1-1 about snow removal from your street.


NJ Department of Transportation issued an Administrative Order implementing Commercial Vehicle Travel Restrictions.


The Commercial Vehicle Travel Restrictions will go into effect at 1201am Monday, December 2, 2019, for the following routes:


I-80, both directions, from the Pennsylvania Border to Exit 43 (I-287).


I-78, both directions, from the Pennsylvania Border to Exit 29 (I-287).


I-287, both directions, from Exit 21 (I-78) to the New York Border.


AND here’s a few possible ways to make a snow day happen:

  1. Put a spoon under your pillow. ...
  2. Wear your pajamas inside out and backwards. ...
  3. Drop One Ice Cube in The Toilet for Every Inch of Snow you Want. ...
  4. Shake a Snow Globe Every Time You Walk Past One. ...
  5. Eat Ice Cream the Night Before. ...