WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School and all sending districts will have a 2-hour delayed opening, Feb. 13, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. The travel ban has now been lifted on I-78 and I-287. Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the state of emergency that took effect on midnight of February 12, 2019, for all 21 counties in New Jersey will be lifted as of 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

In Warren, AM Preschool and AlphaBest Before Care are canceled.

The schedule is as follows:
ALT 10:10 AM
Central 10:50 AM
Mt. Horeb 10:50 AM
Woodland 10:50 AM
Middle 10:10 AM 

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At Watchung Hills, it is a Day 2 schedule with classes beginning at 9:30 am. Refer to the time schedule below.

Delayed

Opening

Time Slot 1

9:30 - 10:07

Time Slot 2

10:12 - 10:49

Time Slot 3

10:54 - 11:31

Lunch

11:31 - 12:11

Time Slot 4

12:14 - 12:51

Time Slot 5

12:56 - 1:33

Time Slot 6

1:38 - 2:15

In Watchung, Valley View School will start at 10:15 am. Bayberry School will start at 10:45 am. Preschool classes will start at 11:00 am. Lunch periods will be held in both schools. After school activities will run as scheduled. Best Time will only operate after school. 

In the event you lose power, contact your local power provider and not Police Communications unless an emergency exists:

PSE&G: 800-286-9247

JCP&L: 800-285-0515

 

UPDATE at 5 a.m. Wednesday:

New Jersey State Police Lifts Remaining Commercial Vehicle Travel Restriction

West Trenton, N.J. - Colonel Patrick J. Callahan has announced the remaining commercial vehicle travel restriction will be lifted.

All vehicles previously listed in the restriction will be able to resume normal travel. We urge motorists to use caution, take it slow, and beware of black ice as temperatures fall tonight.

 

Tuesday evening:

New Jersey State Police Issued an  Update to Commercial Vehicle Travel Restriction:

Colonel Patrick J. Callahan has announced an update to the commercial vehicle travel restriction. Effective Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at 5:30 p.m., the commercial travel restriction has been lifted on the following roadways only:

• I-295 (entire length)
• I-195 (entire length)
• I-676 (entire length)
• I-76 (entire length)

The commercial travel restriction remains on the following roadways:

• I-78 (entire length)
• I-80 (entire length)
• I-280 (entire length)
• I-287 (entire length)

The commercial vehicle travel restriction does NOT apply to the following roadways:

• New Jersey Turnpike
• Garden State Parkway
• Atlantic City Expressway

The commercial vehicle travel restriction applies to:

• All tractor-trailers
• Empty straight CDL-weighted trucks
• Passenger vehicles pulling trailers
• Recreational vehicles
• Motorcycles

Trucks already in New Jersey are encouraged to use truck stops or rest areas during the restriction. In order for road crews to effectively plow, drivers should not park on shoulders.Residents and motorists should avoid driving unless you are an essential employee needed for emergency response. If you do not have to be on the roads during the storm, please stay home. If you must go out, drive slowly, fill your gas tank, charge your phone, pack blankets, water and non-perishable food items. Visit ready.nj.gov to learn how to prepare for winter weather.