SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - With a winter storm warning issued from the National Weather Service (NWS) from 6 a.m on Wednesday through 6 a.m. on Thursday, there are closures, postponements and cancellations due to anticipation of heavy snow.
The NWS is predicting 11 to 15 inches of snow accumulation and for travel to be "very difficult to impossible, especially during the evening commute."
The NWS forecast also includes that the "heavy snow and wind gusts up to 35 mph could bring down tree limbs and power lines, creating power outages."
Here are the latest updates for Wednesday, March 21:
South Orange Maplewood School District
- South Orange Maplewood School District and all of its schools will be closed Wednesday, details here.
Township of Maplewood:
- No Jitney service.
- Full storm update from Maplewood here.
- State of Emergency has been declared in Essex County and Maplewood.
- There will be no parking permission granted.
- All vehicles must be removed from the roadway to allow for snow removal.
- Naturalization Ceremony has been postponed, according to an update on Facebook from South Orange Village President Sheena Collum.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy
Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency for the entire state beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
This article was originally published on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and updated at 9 p.m.