Emergency management officials in Atlantic County are urging residents to restock their emergency kits as a Nor'easter approaches the area.
The Nor'easter is expected to reach the area by Wednesday morning and has the potential to bring rainfall, snow and wind gusts of up to 65 miles-per-our.
On Tuesday, emergency officials urged residents to take precautions and prepare for the storm.
In addition to restocking their emergency supply kits, officials recommended:
- Recharge cell phones and electronic devices
- Fuel vehicles and move them to higher ground
- Check on the elderly and those with special needs
The Atlantic County Office of Emergency Management is scheduled to be fully activated by 8 a.m. Wednesday through the storm's duration.
Residents are urged to contact their local office of emergency management officials.
You can find a list of contact numbers on the ReadyAtlantic.org website.
Winter Storm Warnings are now in effect for where the heaviest snow has set up. They include Philadelphia, Delaware, New Castle, Camden, Gloucester, Burlington, Cumberland and E. Chester Counties. Warnings in effect till midnight.
The heaviest snow will drop 4-6" from Wilmington through Philly to Trenton. The highest amounts will be New Castle Co through interior south Jersey, 6-8+" possible.
Snow tapers off after 6pm this evening. An icy rain later tonight.