WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Schools. Watchung Hills Regional High School and Pingry have all made the call to cancel school and all after school activities on Thursday. Watchung police have advised that as of 4:25 a.m., Hillcrest Road and Warrenville Road are closed. The PARCC administration schedule will be adjusted. Students scheduled for testing at Warren Township schools will take ELA Part 3 on Friday afternoon. At Watchung Hills, the Thursday PARCC schedule will be followed on Friday.
Gov. Chris Christie has declared a state of emergency for New Jersey ahead of the expected snowstorm.
“Tonight’s storm is expected to produce travel hazards and potentially cause power outages throughout the state,” said Gov. Christie on Wednesday night."I’ve authorized state officials to take all necessary action to prepare.” State Offices will be closed. Warren Township offices and the Warren Library are closed today.
A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service through 7 p.m. Thursday. The forecast calls for snow, sleet and ice to accumulate between 3 and 10 inches before it moves out of the area.
Forecasters anticipate hazardous travel conditions statewide to include the Thursday morning commute.
Be prepared for icy road conditions in Warren. Morning Glory Rd., and Washington Avenue are subject to closure. Visibility could be reduced to a quarter of a mile or less at times, and snow-covered roadways will create hazardous travel conditions. Drivers are urged to use caution.
In the event you lose power, contact your local power provider and not Police Communications unless an emergency exists:
Help the Department of Public Works with snow removal by removing your vehicle from the side of the road. Do not push snow from your driveway back onto the street and do not call 9-1-1 about snow removal from your street.
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