SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Local school officials have announced the following school closings for Thursday, March 5, for public, private and parochial schools due to inclement weather.

South Plainfield Public Schools

Schools closed

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Holy Savior Academy

Closed

Middlesex County College

Closed - all locations

Other Notices

South Plainfield Municipal Government

The South Plainfield Municipal Office Buildings closed.

The South Plainfield Library closed.

The South Plainfield PAL building closed.

New Jersey State Offices (Includes Motor Vehicle Commission)

CLOSED

Governor Declares State of Emergency

With a winter storm expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie today declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and governmental agencies. Commuters are asked to use extreme caution while traveling across the state.

"Storm is expected to produce travel hazards and potentially cause power outages throughout the state," said Governor Christie. "I've authorized state officials to take all necessary action to prepare, and my Administration will continue monitoring conditions throughout the remainder of the storm. I encourage all New Jerseyans to drive carefully and remain off the roads if possible so that our first responders and public safety officials can safely respond to any emergency situations "