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Winter Storm Update - Oct 31, 4:30pm

Release Date: October 31, 2011
All night warming centers opening, Road closures updated, Generator safety, food safety, power outage map.

Road Closures

2011 Storm Damage Map Viewer Please follow the link to the basic map viewer that depicts current bridge and road closures around Sussex County. The application will allow you to pan and zoom throughout the County and the user can click on the point for basic information pertaining to the closure.

Sussex County, NJ Winter Storm Update

10/31 4:30pm: Overnight warming centers

All night centers open. Bring your own blankets, pillows, towels, toiletries, snacks, etc.
Lafayette Federated Church opening 9PM, 180 Rt 15, Lafayette
Hopatcong Senior Center open now, 25 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong Borough

Daytime centers (closed evenings)
Frankford Township Elementary School on Pines Road
Hamburg Municipal Building
Hampton Township Municipal Building
Hardyston Township Municipal Building
Hopatcong Senior Center
Stillwater Fire House will be opening at 3pm for a warming shelter

Generator Safety Alert Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but they also can be hazardous. The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution, fire and burns.

Power Outages Current Map of Power Outages from First Energy external link

Food Safety During Power Outages

Advisories from the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs
The New Jersey
Division of Consumer Affairsexternal link protects the public from fraud, deceit and misrepresentation in the sale of goods and services.

The Division of Consumer Affairs advises consumers to be alert for potential abuses including gasoline price gouging, home repair scams, and fraudulent charity solicitations.