Winslow Township, NJ, March 7, 2018- By 6 p.m. today snowfall stopped and clean up crews, quick to the scene, started plowing what was the second heavy snowfall of this winter season. It was a cloudy, definitely overcast, wind at about 15 miles an hour, and approximately 3-6 inches of accumulation.
Winslow Township Plowing
Winslow Township flatbed pickup trucks equipped with multi-position plows, dug into some heavy wet snow clearing a path for residents to access roadways. By 6:30 p.m. most of the snowfall was shovelled away and folks were back inside getting warm. When the latent heat of freezing kicks in, temperatures outside will be mild enough to go out without a jacket.
NJ Governor declares state of emergency
NJ Governor, Phil Murphy, declared a state of emergency Tuesday March 6th. As weather forecasts predicted a foot of snow, a mix of rain and gusty winds. The state of emergency effective 8 p.m. yesterday lasted through today. According to the official website, state government closed Wednesday 7, 2018 and only essential personnel required reporting to work.
Meteorologist expect storm conditions until late Wednesday night. Weather forecasts predict gust of wind up to 30 mph. Motorist are kindly asked to stay of the roads. Most schools let out today at 12 noon. Expect school closings and delayed openings Thursday.