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Englishtown Police Department
Tuesday February 4th, 2014 :: 01:45 p.m. EST
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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY,

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY.

HAZARD TYPES: SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

ICE ACCUMULATIONS: AROUND ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH.

TIMING: SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATE THIS EVENING, THEN MIX WITH SLEET BEFORE CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT. THE FREEZING RAIN SHOULD CHANGE TO PLAIN RAIN AROUND MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD THEN TAPER OFF DURING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

IMPACTS: DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS, REDUCED VISIBILITY AND THEN ICING LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THE ACCUMULATION OF SNOW IN ADDITION TO SIGNIFICANT ICING COULD VERY WELL BRING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES, RESULTING IN POWER OUTAGES.

VISIBILITY: AS LOW AS AROUND ONE HALF MILE WHEN SNOW IS OCCURRING.

WINDS: NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

TEMPERATURES: IN THE UPPER 20S TONIGHT, THE RISING INTO THE LOWER 30S WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET, AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF ACCUMULATING SNOW THEN ICING, BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES.

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET, AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF ACCUMULATING SNOW THEN ICING, BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES.

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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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