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Englishtown Police Department
Tuesday January 21st, 2014 :: 07:33 a.m. EST
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Weather Warning Name in effect for Location thru Expire Time.

SITUATIONAL AWARENESS // Winter Storm Warning

LOCATION: Monmouth County

INCIDENT SYNOPSIS: Winter Storm Warning in Effect this date 1000 through 0600 Wednesday. Updated snow accumulations 8 – 12 inches, up to 10 – 14 inches. Weather forecast below:

WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH

402 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 AM EST
WEDNESDAY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA TOWARD MID TO LATE MORNING THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS: TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND PERIODS OF VERY LOW VISIBILITY. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL DEVELOP ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING RUSH HOUR WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 TO 40 MPH, BECOMING NORTH AND NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES: MAINLY IN THE TEENS TO 20S TODAY, THEN DROPPING TO THE SINGLE DIGITS TONIGHT.

* WIND CHILL: AS LOW AS 10 BELOW ZERO. THESE DANGEROUS VALUES CAN QUICKLY CAUSE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA.

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL GREATLY REDUCE THE VISIBILITY ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS LATER TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN SNOW BLOWING BACK ONTO PREVIOUSLY PLOWED ROADWAYS. USE EXTRA CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

Address/Location
Englishtown Police Department
15 Main St
Englishtown, NJ 07726

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-446-7001

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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