Winter Storm Emergency – 01/21/16

Warminster Township has declared a Winter Snow Emergency, effective January 22, 2016, at 6:00 PM.
• Warminster Township will be enforcing Ordinances 625 & 702.
• The Township has deployed all available snow removal vehicles, equipment, and personnel. We are asking township residents to remove all vehicles parked on public roadways and to avoid any unnecessary travel.
• To ensure that streets can be adequately plowed and remain open, do not shovel, push, plow, or otherwise cause snow to be placed onto the public roadway.
• Snow and ice should be removed from your sidewalks within 24 hours after snow has ceased falling
• Please clear any fire hydrant on your property within 24 hours after snowfall has ceased
• Remove any basketball nets or other objects that protrude into the roadway.

Please continue monitoring local news stations for current weather reports.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WATCH
• Effective: Friday evening through Sunday morning
• Location: Southeastern PA
• Hazard Types: Potential for BLIZZARD conditions with heavy snow, strong winds, and blowing snow
• Snow Accumulations: 12 – 18 inches
• Timing: Snow is expected to overspread the area from South to North Friday evening, primarily after the evening commute. Snow will continue to be heavy at times into Sunday morning. The strongest winds and greatest potential for BLIZZARD conditions will be on SATURDAY.
• Winds: Northeast 20 to 30 MPH with frequent gusts up to 40 MPH
• Visibility: ¼ mile or less at times
• Temperatures: in the upper 20’s to lower 30’s
• Impact: Could produce whiteout conditions and extremely dangerous travel conditions. Power outages may occur; snow will be wet and heavy.