Winter Storm Orlena
 
By Firefighter Michael Pellegrino
January 31, 2021
 

With the major snow storm projected to hit our area tomorrow, we would like to remind everyone to please use extra caution when driving and to drive only if absolutely necessary. A Winter Storm Warning for snow 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. Check local Department of Transportation information services for the latest road conditions. Also please clear out your nearest fire hydrant 3 feet in all directions as this will save valuable time in the event of an emergency.

..WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 14 to 18 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 6 AM EST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening
commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Blizzard like conditions possible Monday
and Monday evening.