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Posted on: January 5, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Cape May County Weather Update

The Cape May County Public Works Division is currently taking steps to prepare for the impending winter advisory for tonight and into Friday morning, issued by the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly, NJ. 


Dale Foster, Cape May County Engineer, who oversees Public Works, reported, “We are on standby for this winter precipitation event. The County will have 13 trucks available for salting operations tonight and, if the snow accumulates, we have 2 additional trucks that are available to assist with plowing operations”.  Cape May County has 210 miles of county roads and 27 bridges under the Division of Public Works.  “Motorists traveling tonight should drive with caution as slippery conditions may occur with this event", Foster added.

At this time there are no cancellations or delays in Cape May County offices or services reported.

The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management Director Martin Pagliughi has issued a “CODE BLUE” advisory for Cape May County effective JANUARY 5, 6, 7, 8, 2017 from 6PM -6AM FOR EACH OF THESE DAYS).

Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton advises residents, “Please be aware that there may be people in your municipality that may need temporary sheltering during this advisory period. Persons seeking temporary shelter in a warming center should contact their local municipality. Additional resources are available by calling the County Homeless Hot Line Service at 1-877-886-1325 or 609-886-1325."

Contact:  Dale Foster, County Engineer

                        609 465-1035

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