WESTFIELD, NJ—What was a watch is now a winter storm warning for Union County from 6 a.m. Friday until 1 p.m. Saturday.
Westfield Public Schools have announced that all schools will have shortened sessions Friday.
At Westfield High School, classes will start at their usual time. Period 8 will end at 11:37 a.m. and period 9 will end at 12:24 p.m.
Intermediate schools will run from 8:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and elementary schools will run from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Morning Kindergarten will run from 8:50 a.m. until 10:35 a.m. and afternoon Kindergarten will run from 11:15 a.m. until 1 p.m. Morning pre-k will run from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and afternoon pre-k will run from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Leaps & Bounds and transitional Kindergarten will run from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
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The Westfield Police Department has announced that it will be enforcing snow emergency parking restrictions until after the snow has ceased falling and the roads have been sufficiently plowed.
Meanwhile, PSE&G announced that the utility company is taking steps to ensure that it is ready to respond to what may be widespread power outages.
To report downed wires or power outages, call 1-800-436-PSEG. Customers who get an automated response are encouraged to use it, as it is designed to route their calls to the right destination quickly. Or, if you have specific information regarding damage to wires, transformers or poles, the system also provides the option to speak directly to a customer service representative.
General outage activity throughout PSE&G's service territory is available at www.pseg.com/outagecenter.