Newark city officials are reporting that due to the forecasted snowstorm, predicted to begin the afternoon of Wednesday, December 16, and continue into the morning of Thursday, December 17, residents are advised to observe the city’s “No Parking on Snow Covered Roads” regulations.
Drivers are advised to use their driveways to park or to park their vehicles in the nearest Newark Board of Education property.
Snow is expected to begin at around 4 p.m. and to continue into Thursday morning. Heavy snow showers are predicted between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday.
Total accumulations are predicted at 8” to 12”. This weather event is expected to include gusty winds, which could result in downed power wires and downed trees.
The following locations should be avoided due to the potential for flooding:
- Clay Street and McCarter Highway
- South Street and Van Buren Street
- Jefferson and Chestnut Streets
- State Street near Broad Street
- Jabez and Backus Streets
- 357 Wilson Avenue
- Manufacturers Place and Hyatt Street
- Magazine Street and Avenue L
- Magazine Street and Amsterdam Street
- Raymond Boulevard and Blanchard Street
- Avenue L and Wilson Avenue
- Wilson Avenue and Avenue K
- Mary Street and Avenue L
- Ferry and Foundry Streets
- Hyatt Avenue and Wilson Avenue
- South Street and Adams Street
- South Street and Pulaski Street
- South Street and Pacific Street
- South Street and Dawson Street
- Pacific Street and Calumet Street
- Pulaski Street and Clifford Street
- Jefferson Street ad Clifford Street
- Van Buren Street and Clifford Street
- Foundry Street and Roanoke Avenue
- Foundry Street and Avenue P
- Norfolk Street
- Orange Street
- Nesbitt Street
- McClellan Street and Runiak Avenue
- McClellan Street and Frelinghuysen Avenue
- Frelinghuysen Avenue and Peddie Street
- Frelinghuysen Avenue and Noble Street
- Noble Street and Meeker Avenue
- Elizabeth Avenue and Meeker Avenue
- Martin Luther King Blvd. and State Street
- Martin Luther King Blvd. and Orange Street, and
- Frelinghuysen Avenue and the Route 22 underpass
The Department of Public Safety is coordinating responses to burglar alarms, flooding conditions and other weather-related incidents through the combined use of Police, Fire and the Office of Emergency Management Personnel. Special attention should be given to unsecured outdoor furniture, awnings, refuse and building materials.
For fire safety, please utilize flashlights, instead of candles, should you lose electricity due to this weather event.
For non-emergency, weather-related issues, call: 973-733-6000. For downed wires, down trees or other emergencies, dial: 911.