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Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Weekend Snow Storm

New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency in preparation for the upcoming winter storm.

At approximately 11:40 this morning, Governor Murphy announced on his Twitter account that he was declaring a state of emergency, starting at 5:00 p.m.

State of Emergency Tweet

In that same tweet, he also asked that residents stay off the roads and stay safe.

This storm is currently predicted to drop as much as 11 inches of snow in some areas.

Many areas are predicted to experience blizzard conditions from Friday night into Saturday.