SOMERVILLE, NJ - The current forecast from the National Weather Service shows our area under a winter weather advisory in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday (Dec.3rd).

A mixture of precipitation is expected with this weather front. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches and ice accumulations up to around one tenth of an inch is forecast.

In preparation please remove all vehicles from the street before the roads become snow covered. Vehicles not removed from the road before they become ice or snow covered will be ticketed.

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When it snows, it's important to plow & salt/sand the streets quickly & completely to make them passable for traffic and easier for police, EMS and the fire department to respond to emergencies. Areas that are particularly important are one-way streets, hills, and roads with narrow passage.

How to Avoid Problems When Roads Are Ice or Snow Covered:
Move your car into your driveway so it is not on the road. If you do not have a driveway, move your car to one of the Borough parking lots. Parking is free of charge during a snow storm in Borough operated parking lots.

Be Sure to Clear Your Sidewalks:
All property owners (including commercial & professional) are reminded they have 12 daylight hours to clear snow from sidewalks once the precipitation has ended.

Fire Hydrants:
We also ask that you help the Somerville Fire Department by ensuring that the fire hydrants near your house or business are cleared in the event of a fire.

Thank you for your cooperation and please be safe during the upcoming winter storm.