Winter Storm Warning in Effect

January 3, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Southern Jersey including Coastal Cape May Counties.

WHAT’S EXPECTED?¬†

  • Total snow accumulations of 4-7 inches.
  • Wind gusts of 45 mph will cause blowing and drifting snow resulting in significantly reduced visibility.
  • Tree branches could fall as well due to high winds and heavy snow.
  • There is chance of minor street flooding during high tide at 9:42am Thursday (Jan 4). Prepare to move vehicles from streets that typically flood.
  • Scattered power outages could develop Thursday and Friday.

Regardless of snow amounts, dangerous cold air will be returning for the end of the week and into the weekend.

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

  • Check on older neighbors, friends, and relatives to make sure they have the resources they need to stay safe.
  • Second home owners please make sure the temperature setting in your home is above 55 degrees.
  • Report any loss of heat or hot water immediately.
  • Check on neighboring homes for frozen pipes.
  • Charge your cell phones and¬†PC/laptop.
  • Take extra care outdoors to avoid slips and falls from icy conditions.
  • Keep pets indoors and warm.
  • Turn off water in uninhabited homes and check properties due to the recent long term cold.

WHAT IF  YOUR POWER GOES OUT?

  • Open the¬†¬†Atlantic Electric app¬†on your cell phone to report your power outage and see local conditions and updates. You can also call Atlantic City Electric at¬†1-800-833-7476.¬†
  • If your home lacks heat, get to a warm place and wear extra layers of dry clothing, hats and gloves.

REPORT A CLAIM

You may call our 24/7 claims department at 609-399-0060 to report your claim or go directly to the company that handles your insurance policy.

QUICK LINKS

For Police & Fire Department emergencies, call 911.
For non-emergencies, call:
Ocean City 609-399-9111
Sea Isle City 609-263-4311
Cape May 609-884-9500

For latest road conditions call 511.

The McMahon Team is here to help! Our 24 hour claim service is always available in an emergency