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Saddle Brook Police Department
Saturday January 23rd, 2016 :: 03:31 p.m. EST

Advisory

SNOWSTORM UPDATE; SAT. JAN. 23rd 3PM

TOWNSHIP OF SADDLE BROOK
WINTER SNOWSTORM UPDATE
SAT., JANUARY 23, 2016 2PM

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1:00 PM SUNDAY, JANUARY 24th. A STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN DECLARED. DRIVING IS DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL FOR ESSENTIAL REASONS.

HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATER TONIGHT. UPDATED TOTAL SNOWFALL FORECAST FOR OUR AREA IS NOW 15 - 20 INCHES. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE 20'S.

STRONG WINDS AND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH HAVE POTENTIAL TO TAKE DOWN TREES/LIMBS AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. ROAD CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS ALL DAY AND NIGHT SATURDAY AND BLIZZARD LIKE CONDITIONS EXIST.

VEHICLES CONTINUE TO BE PROHIBITED PARKED ON TOWNSHIP ROADWAYS THROUGHOUT THE SNOWSTORM AND UNTIL THE STREETS HAVE BEEN ADEQUATELY PLOWED. ANY VEHICLES PARKED IN THE ROADWAY WILL RECEIVE A SUMMONS AND ARE SUBJECT TO BEING TOWED AWAY.

THE TOWNSHIP DPW PERSONNEL HAVE BEEN PLOWING STREETS SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE TO PLOW THROUGHOUT THE SNOWSTORM AND UNTIL THE STREETS HAVE BEEN CLEARED.

WHEN CLEARING SNOW FROM DRIVEWAYS AND SIDEWALKS, PLACE THE SNOW WITHIN YOUR PROPERTY LIMITS AND NOT BACK INTO THE STREET. IF A FIRE HYDRANT IS LOCATED NEAR YOUR PROPERTY, PLEASE CLEAR THE SNOW AROUND THE HYDRANT SO IT IS VISIBLE AND ACCESSIBLE FROM THE STREET.

THE TOWNSHIP VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL ARE ON STAND-BY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIRE STATIONS IN THE EVENT OF ANY EMERGENCY RESPONSE THAT MAY BE NECESSARY.

THE TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT AND ALL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES COMMAND OF THE POLICE, FIRE, EMS AND DPW ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO BEST SERVE THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY. WE THANK THEM ALL FOR THEIR SERVICE.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS SITUATION AND ISSUE ADDITIONAL UPDATES AS APPLICABLE AND/OR NECESSARY.

AUTHORITY:

MAYOR ROBERT WHITE
TOWNSHIP OF SADDLE BROOK

Address/Location
Saddle Brook Police Department
63 Market Street
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-843-7000

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