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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Thursday January 4th, 2018 :: 03:53 a.m. EST
Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 12:00PM Saturday

...High Impact Storm including the aftermath of wind driven record cold on its way to our area... ...A rapidly intensifying coastal storm will produce significant snowfall and strong winds through mid afternoon... ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO NOON EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Occasional blizzard conditions expected through mid or late afternoon with 8 to 12 inches of snow expected. Travel will be very dangerous to impossible, including during the morning commute. Damage to trees and power lines is possible. Travel will be very dangerous to impossible, including during the morning commute.Following the storm bitter cold temperatures will follow. Expect wind chills to range from 5 below zero to 15 below zero Friday night into early Saturday.

* WHERE...Portions of central and southern New Jersey.

* WHEN...For the Blizzard Warning, until 7 PM EST this evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM Friday to noon EST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Northerly winds gusting as high as 45 to 55 mph along the immediate coast will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely right through Friday night. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... COASTAL OCEAN ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... OCEAN ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... WESTERN MONMOUTH

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Address/Location
Harvey Cedars Police Department
7606 Long Beach Boulevard
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-494-6509

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known 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:
Wind Chill Advisory

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