SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit has issued storm preparation guidelines, and asked residents to avoid travel after 5 p.m. today, in the hours preceding the arrival of Winter Storm Juno.
Summit Police and Fire Departments are reminding residents to make all storm preparations early in the day, and to avoid travel during dangerous weather conditions. Earlier today, the City issued a series of actions
that pertaining to City meetings, garbage collection, and parking.
There is a blizzard warning in effect for Union County with one to three inches of snow possible Monday. More snow is expected tonight, with seven to 11 inches possible, and a northeast wind between 18 and 21 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 mph. On Tuesday, another six to 10 inches of snow is possible, with more wind and blizzard conditions.
“Residents are asked to be stay indoors and avoid unnecessary travel, allowing roads to be cleared and effective access for emergency vehicles,” reports Police Chief Robert Weck. “This includes no on-street parking during the storm.”
City of Summit Fire Department Deputy Chief Eric Evers is encouraging residents to obtain all necessary storm supplies as early as possible on Monday. His list includes bottled water, essential medication, a working fire extinguisher, smoke alarm, salt, sand, and a battery powered radio.
For more preparedness tips and information, the Deputy Chief suggests that residents visit www.ready.gov.