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Winter Storm Closes Warren Roads, Multiple Accidents Reported

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WARREN, NJ- Hillcrest Road, Warrenville Road and Washington Ave north of Route 22 are closed due to snow and icing. Motor vehicle accidents have been reported all over the area. The best route back to the Warren area from Route 22 is to take Somerset Street to the Watchung Circle. Morning Glory Road is open, however, multiple spin outs have made it virtually impassable.
Drivers are urged to stay off of the roads if possible.
 
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter Storm Warning, which is in effect through Sunday morning. Snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches along with around a tenth of an inch of ice possible with winds from the south, 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. 
 

Speed restrictions are in effect on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike.
 
If you lose power, contact your local power provider and not Police Communications unless an emergency exists: 
 
PSE&G: 800-436-7734 
JCP&L: 888-544-4877 
 
Treat all downed power lines as if they are still live. Do not approach or touch any downed line. It is encouraged to charge all cell phones and have extra batteries in the event you lose power. 
 
Please 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. Do not call 9-1-1 about snow removal from your street. 
 
After the storm, remember to clear all snow and ice for your vehicle, sidewalks and fire hydrants.

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