RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township, and much of Hunterdon County, are dealing with power outages and more following Tropical Storm Isaias that blew through New Jersey Tuesday. According to a report from Raritan Township Office of Emergency Management, about 24,000 JCP&L customers in Hunterdon County are without power, and they are advising that restoration will likely take days. Residents should begin to make their own arrangements for the coming days.The OEM said Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny conditions, and those who are unable to stay in their homes should stay with friends or family, or in a hotel. A shelter should be an absolute last resort because of COVID-19.In addition, wires are down in municipalities throughout the county, and a flood warning remains in effect.Raritan Township is also urging residents to be aware of trees that are uprooted, but might be hung up in debris. Those removing trees or vegetative debris should check for utility wires that might be entangled.
Those needing assistance should contact the Hunterdon Helpline at 908-782-4357 or 1-800-272-4630.
8/23/2020 03:40:33 am
Hunterdon Helpline is always a calm place for people to go in the storm!
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