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Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
Friday October 28th, 2011 :: 04:28 p.m. EDT

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WINTER STORM WARNING in effect for BRANCHBURG thru 2AM SUNDAY

Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
352 PM EDT FRI OCT 28 2011

...AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT THE REGION...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING NEAR THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES COAST TONIGHT WILL INTENSIFY AND TRACK UP THE EAST COAST SATURDAY. THIS WILL BRING A SWATCH OF HEAVY WET, AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING, SNOW TO A DECENT PORTION OF THE REGION ON SATURDAY.
THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO END AND MOVE AWAY FROM OUR AREA SATURDAY NIGHT.

THE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS OF HEAVY WET SNOW SHOULD BE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND ON NON-PAVED SURFACES. IF THE SNOW FALLS AT A HEAVY RATE, THIS WILL TEND TO INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY OF IT STICKING TO ALL SURFACES.

NJZ009-010-PAZ067>069-291000-
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HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-CHESTER-MONTGOMERY-BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGTON...SOMERVILLE...
WEST CHESTER...NORRISTOWN...DOYLESTOWN
352 PM EDT FRI OCT 28 2011

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SATURDAY TO 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY WET SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SATURDAY TO 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS MAINLY ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND ON NON-PAVED SURFACES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT, THEN MIX WITH AND CHANGE TO WET SNOW DURING SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DEVELOPING, AND THE HEAVY WET SNOW WILL LIKELY WEIGH DOWN TREES WHICH STILL HAVE LEAVES ON THEM. THIS WILL LEAD TO SOME DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES. THE WET SNOW MAY FALL HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM,
LOCALLY INCREASING THE ACCUMULATION RATE.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S, BUT THEN DROPPING TO NEAR FREEZING SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES...REDUCED TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES.

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.

Address/Location
Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
113 River Rd
Somerville, NJ 08876

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-722-4645

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