Weather Statement 01.02.14

Posted: 01/02/14


Winter Storm Emergency Warning is in effect until 1:00 PM, Friday.

  • Timing…Snow Will Begin During The Evening Commute. The
    Bulk Of The Snow Is Expected Tonight Into Friday Morning.
  • Snow Accumulations…4 To 8 Inches Tonight Into Tomorrow Morning
  • Impacts…Travel Will Become Hazardous Tonight As Snow Accumulates
    And Temperatures Fall Through The 20s. This Will Become An
    Increasingly Fluffy Snow During The Night And As Winds
    Increase…Blowing And Drifting Will Add To The Winter Travel
    Hazards. Snowfall Rates Near An Inch Per Hour Are Expected At
    Times Tonight.
  • Winds…North 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 35 Mph.
  • Temperatures…Falling into the Teens by Friday Morning with
    Wind Chill near 5 Below Zero.


Warminster Township has declared a Winter Storm Emergency and is enforcing Ordinances 625 & 702

  • Remove all vehicles from the street
  • Do not shovel, push, plow, or otherwise cause snow to be placed onto the public roadway
  • Remove all snow and ice from your sidewalks within 24 hours after snow has ceased
  • Clear any fire hydrant on your property within 24 hours after snow has ceased.
  • Remove any basketball courts or other objects that protrude into the roadway.

Buck County has issued a CODE BLUE weather alert until Sunday, January 5th.

  • The Bucks County Emergency Management Agency has made arrangements with the on-call churches, Woodside Presbyterian Church in Yardley, Trinity Episcopal Church in Buckingham and West Swamp Mennonite Church in Quakertown, to activate their emergency shelters. The on-call churches will coordinate transportation, temporary shelter, food and other necessities. Click here for shelter Information.


Click here to read Ordinance 625

Click here to read Ordinance 702

In case of emergency, please contact the Warminster Township Police Department at 215-443-5000