PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Police Department issued a weather advisory for Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19. According to the National Weather Service, a winter weather advisory is in effect for the area from Thursday at 4 a.m. to Friday at 7 p.m. Light to moderate snowfall is likely early Thursday morning into the afternoon, with sleet and / or freezing rain possible Thursday evening. Light snow is expected Friday morning, ending in the afternoon or evening.

According to National Weather Service estimates, snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected Thursday, with total accumulations of 5 to 9 inches by Friday. A light glaze of ice accumulation is possible Thursday night.

Police are asking residents to avoid non-essential travel during this time. All vehicles should be parked off roadways when possible. If necessary, the use of a city lot is permissible for parking. All vehicles should be removed within 24 hours after the storm.

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In accordance with the Plainfield City ordinance, residents are reminded to bring your pets indoors for their safety, and refrain from throwing snow into the roadway. Keep snow clear from fire hydrants.

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The Plainfield Public Schools district will remain virtual on Thursday. All buildings will be closed, and there will be no food distribution. Families received extra food on Wednesday to cover this suspension.

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Aviso para el jueves 18 de febrero de 2021

  • Debido a la inclemencia del tiempo para el jueves: Todos los grupos de estudiantes estudiaran virtualmente el jueves 18 de febrero del 2021. Todos los edificios estarán cerrados.
  • DISTRIBUCIÓN DE ALIMENTOS: La distribución de alimentos de hoy incluirá comida adicional ya que no habrá repartición de alimentos el jueves. La distribución de alimentos está suspendida para el jueves.

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Power outages can be reported to PSE&G at 800-436-7734, or https://nj.pseg.com.

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