PISCATAWAY, NJ - In a recent alert, police advised residents to stay off the streets tonight as Winter Storm Jonas continues throughout the evening.

“Please be advised that a State of Emergency has been declared by the Governor. Please stay in your homes and off the roadways until conditions improve,” according to the alert.

“If you are found to be on the roadways unnecessarily you could be cited for motor vehicle violations. Your safety is paramount and your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

If you have a life threatening emergency please call 911. All non-emergency calls can be made to 732-562-1100.”