Weather Emergency Update (Early Sunday Morning, 1/24/16) – The winds have diminished and the storm system is pulling away from the coast with trailing snow bands leaving some additional snow accumulation. The Saturday night high tide resulted in some minor street flooding in only the lowest lying areas of the bay front along Beach Boulevard in Forked River. The next high tide will be at 10:52 a.m. in Forked River.
As of midnight, less than 100 homes throughout the township remained without power. JCP&L had crews assigned to each outage with the expectation that all outages would be restored during the overnight hours.
All roadways will be very slippery on Sunday, as snowfall continued past the number of hours plow operators could reasonably work to clear the roads. Residents should exercise extreme caution and avoid driving if possible. The stopping areas leading up to intersections will be extremely slippery intersections making stopping at stop signs and traffic lights very difficult.
Additional updates will be provided as necessary and appropriate.
– Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D.