Old Bridge Township

Middlesex County, NJ

1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Phone: 732-721-5600     Fax: 732-607-7900

News

3/20/2018 - Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for our area effective March 20th at 6:00 pm through March 22nd at 2:00 am. Significant snowfall is expected. 

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NWS - Winter Storm Warning 

Major Coastal Storm to Impact the Region Through Tonight

A strong coastal low is developing off the Mid-Atlantic coast and will track to southeast of Nantucket Island late tonight. Unnecessary travel especially in most of New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania this afternoon and evening is strongly discouraged!

Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth-Eastern Monmouth- Mercer- Including the cities of Flemington, Somerville, New Brunswick, Freehold, Sandy Hook, and Trenton WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT THURSDAY...

• WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Additional snow accumulations of 12 to 16 inches are expected.

• WHERE...Portions of central, northern and northwest New Jersey.

• WHEN...A band of heavy snow is developing in portions of northern and central New Jersey at this time. Snow rates of one to two inches per hour are likely during the afternoon and evening. Snow will taper off overnight.

• ADDITIONAL DETAILS:Travel will be very difficult to impossible, including during the evening commute. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. In addition, wind gusts of 25 to 40 mph will create considerable blowing snow and may contribute to power outages, especially when combined with the weight of the snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:  A Winter Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.