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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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.


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