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Fair Lawn Emergency Management
Monday March 13th, 2017 :: 11:55 a.m. EDT


Predicted Nor’Easter

Predicted Nor’Easter
Heavy snow will move into Bergen County between midnight Monday, March 13 & 4 AM Tuesday, March 14. Snow fall totals between 2 to 4" per hour expected between 9AM and 1 PM. Near blizzard conditions are expected at the height of the storm with sustained gusts 15 to 30 MPH, frequent gusts to 40 MPH. Heavy snow should end in the late afternoon Tuesday, but light snow will continue through the overnight hours.
Total predicted snowfall totals are 18 to 24" at this time.
Garbage collection in Section 4 and recycling collection in Section 1 is cancelled for Tuesday, March 14 and will be picked up on Wednesday, March 15. Garbage and recycling that are normally picked up on Wednesday, will be picked up as usual. Please do not place your cans at the curb until Wednesday morning.
The mini bus service is cancelled for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14.
The Senior Center, Library and recycling center will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. The Community Center will remain open until 4:00 pm on Tuesday.
The Borough’s snow removal trucks will plow each street curb to curb during this snow fall. Residents are urged to make every effort possible to remove your vehicles parked on the streets until the roads are plowed sufficiently. Your cooperation will greatly increase our public works employee’s ability to clear the roads of snow and ice in a prompt and timely manner.
Residents are also reminded that a Borough Ordinance prohibits the shoveling, placing, throwing or blowing of snow into or upon any street in Fair Lawn. The Borough would also like to remind residents that for the safety and welfare of our residents, please attempt to clear snow around fire hydrants and crosswalks.
If you experience a power outage, please call PSE&G directly at 1-800-436-7734. Do not call the Police Department to report a power outage or to ask when power will be restored. Reporting a power outages and power outage map can be found at
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this winter event.
Fair Lawn Emergency Management will continue to monitor this situation and issue updates as necessary.

Fair Lawn Emergency Management
8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-796-1700

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