Traffic, weather, power: How to keep up on news in Friday’s snow
Friday's snowstorm hit at the worst possible time for commuters and the roads were already a mess heading into the day.
The storm could imperil traffic, transit and power. Several schools were closed Friday and other businesses or facilities may shut down as well.
Here's what you'll need to know all weekend long:
ON THE RADIO: Listen to New Jersey 101.5 anytime on air, online or on your phone by downloading the New Jersey 101.5 app. (In addition to weather and news updates, we'll be playing music all weekend)
SOCIAL: Follow New Jersey 101.5 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Message us with questions and what you're experiencing where you are. We'd love to see your pictures of the snow! Tweet them to using @NJ1015 or tag us on Instagram @NJ1015, using the hashtag #njsnow.
WEATHER: Keep an eye on Dan Zarrow's blog. He'll be updating at least twice Friday.
POWER: PSE&G customers: See PSE&G's power map for outages and report downed trees, gas leaks, other emergencies or outages to 800-436-PSEG. JCP&L customers: See JCP&L's map for outages. Call in issues to 888-LIGHTSS or report your outage online. Atlantic City Electric customers: See Atlantic City Electric's map or call 800-833-7476 for any issues.
SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Announcements are updated in real-time at NJ1015.com/closings. Are you a school official? You can register your district at the link as well.
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