Blizzard Declared in Atlantic CountyLast Edited:
MAYS LANDING, NJ — With heavy snow accumulations expected, high winds, tidal and coastal flooding, blizzard conditions and dangerously cold temperatures predicted, the Atlantic County Office of Emergency Preparedness has issued a blizzard declaration as of 11 a.m. Thursday, January 4.
The blizzard declaration includes travel restrictions on all county and municipal roadways to vehicles transporting essential personnel or those providing essential public services.
Several inches of snow are expected throughout New Jersey with the coastal regions getting hit pretty hard by heavy winds in addition to the onslaught of snow.
Such personnel includes police, fire, emergency medical services and authorized emergency management personnel.
Winter Storm Grayson is pounding the East Coast, including the Jersey Shore.
Snow began falling in Atlantic County just after 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, January 3rd, and the flakes didn't stop falling throughout the night and into the early Thursday morning hours.
As of Thursday at noon, the snow was continuing to fall with expectations that the back end of the storm would pass the Jersey Shore between 2 and 3 p.m., according to SNJ Today's Nor'easter Nick on his Facebook page.
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