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Posted on: January 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hazardous Weather Outlook - January 19-20, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook that includes Red Bank, New Jersey.  A significant storm system will affect the area Saturday through Sunday with snow, mixed precipitation, and heavy rain. Snow will develop Saturday afternoon with some accumulation possible before a change to a wintery mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain Saturday night. There will be the potential for some ice accretion. An eventual change to all rain is likely.  Total snow accumulation is expected to be between 2 to 3 inches.

Borough of Red Bank emergency management, public safety and law enforcement personnel are monitoring the situation and departments are taking necessary precautions to prepare and respond.  Updates will be available on the municipal website at

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Motorists are advised to plan accordingly, leave sufficient time for travel, and drive carefully.  Unnecessary driving during the storm should be avoided. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

As always, per municipal ordinances, an on-street parking prohibition exists on all roads in the event of snow accumulation to allow for plowing and the passage of emergency vehicles. Vehicles parked in the streets may be ticketed and/or towed. Property owners must clear their sidewalks within 24 hours after the conclusion of snow fall.  Do not plow, blow or shovel snow into the streets.

To report power outages, contact the electric company by visiting FirstEnergy/JCP&L or call 1-888-LIGHTSS  (1-888-544-4877).  Downed wires should immediately be called in to your electric company or local police/fire departments. Customers should never go near a downed power line.

To report a gas leak, contact the gas provider (PSE&G) by calling 1-800-436-PSEG (7734).

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