Township Warns of ‘Dangerous’ Snowfall Through Friday Morning
Mahwah asks residents to use caution when driving and shoveling
The township warned Mahwah residents to “stay safe,” during a snowstorm set to reach Mahwah Wednesday night.
Mayor Bill Laforet sent a Nixle text message and email alert Wednesday evening saying three through six inches is expected to fall in the township between Wednesday night and Friday morning, and asked residents to be careful when driving and shoveling over the next few days.
The township sent out the following Nixle alert:
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6pm Wednesday through 6 pm Thursday. Precipitation should begin as rain and transition over to a heavy snow and continue through Thursday. It may change back to rain and then to snow again by Thursday evening before completely ending Friday morning. Total snowfall accumulations for the Mahwah area are expected to be in the 3-6 inch rain although this may change depending on the track of the storm. High winds in the 20-25 mph range with gusts to 35 mph are also expected. This is expected to be a very heavy dangerous snowfall. Use caution when driving and if you are shoveling. Stay safe - Mayor William Laforet.
The National Weather Service predicts snow will clear up by 3 p.m. Friday.