Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ 402 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014 ...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT FOLLOWED IMMEDIATELY BY BITTERLY COLD AIR... .A FAST MOVING BUT POTENT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO OUR ENTIRE AREA TODAY INTO THIS EVENING. AS THE STORM STRENGTHENS TO OUR EAST LATER TODAY...THE WINDS WILL INCREASE RESULTING IN AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. AS THE STORM CONTINUES TO EXIT... BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL QUICKLY SETTLE IN TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. 402 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 AM EST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 AM EST WEDNESDAY. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES. * TIMING...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA TOWARD MID TO LATE MORNING...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND PERIODS OF VERY LOW VISIBILITY. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL DEVELOP ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING RUSH HOUR WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED. * WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 TO 40 MPH, BECOMING NORTH AND NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT. * TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE TEENS TO 20S TODAY, THEN DROPPING TO THE SINGLE DIGITS TONIGHT. * WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 10 BELOW ZERO. THESE DANGEROUS VALUES CAN QUICKLY CAUSE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA. 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 OR IMPOSSIBLE.
In Preparation for this Storm All residence are reminded to please remove your vehicles from the Township roadways.
- Any vehicles left in the roadway will be subject to Township Ordinance 323-10B.
Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that is covers the streets and highways, an emergency shall exist and no vehicle shall be parked on the street or highways. Ordinance 323-10B.
The above parking prohibitions will remain in effect after the snow has ceased until the streets have been plowed sufficiently and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.
All vehicle owners are requested to comply with Ordinance 323-10B. This will permit Lacey Township Public Works to plow the roads for the residents.
Thank you for your cooperation.