WARREN, NJ - A wind advisory remains in effect through 4 a.m. Tuesday morning. Power outages have been reported in Warren and some trees are down in the area. The heaviest rain will fall Monday evening with a chance of additional sleet. A coating of 1 inch of sleet is possible.Lighter rain and occasionally mixed showers are still possible through Tuesday.
Power outages have been reported on Mountainview Road and Lane, Trinity Place, Friar Tuck, Skyline Drive, Angus Lane and Manor Drive. Power outages have also been reported in Gillette and Meyersville and a tree is down on Lakeview Drive in Watchung.
The strongest winds are expected to occur from late Monday morning through early Monday evening. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines which may cause power outages.
Warren Middle School will dismiss Students at their REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME from their classrooms so that they will not be standing outside waiting for their bus.
According to the advisory, winds at the peak of the storm will be sustained to 20-30 m.p.h. with some 40-55 m.p.h. gusts at times, highest through the morning and early afternoon.
Emergency officials recommend residents secure all loose items in and around their properties and to prepare for the wind to take down trees and branches, causing power outages.
In the event you lose power, contact your local power provider and not Police Communications unless an emergency exists:
AVOID downed power lines, they can be live and dangerous.Report downed lines immediately.