Snowy forecast spurs delayed opening for state offices tomorrow

     Newman Springs Road in Middletown in early February 2015. (Photo: JSHN contributor Sarah McAllister)

    Newman Springs Road in Middletown in early February 2015. (Photo: JSHN contributor Sarah McAllister)

    New Jersey state workers can sleep a little later Tuesday morning.

    Due to the snowy forecast, all state departments and agencies will open at 11:00 a.m., according to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.

    Essential employees should report on schedule. 

    “This evening’s storm is expected to bring snow and freezing temperatures into tomorrow morning across the state, creating potentially hazardous travel conditions for the morning commute,” said Governor Chris Christie. “I encourage all New Jerseyans to exercise caution as they drive tonight and tomorrow morning and, if possible, to stay off the roads so our transportation crews can do their job.” 

    Snow will fall through the morning hours, with southern shore areas likely receiving the highest accumulations. 

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