Governor Murphy declares state of emergency in preparation for nor’easter
NEW JERSEY – Governor Phil Murphy Monday declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency effective at 8:00 p.m., in preparation for a nor’easter forecasted to impact the state with severe weather conditions starting tonight, Monday, October 25, through the next several days.
Executive Order No. 272 declares a state of emergency across all 21 counties in New Jersey, allowing resources to be deployed throughout the state during the duration of the storm.
“The anticipated Nor’easter storm is forecasted to bring significant flash flooding, coastal flooding, and wind gusts across New Jersey,” Murphy said. “Residents should stay off the roads, remain vigilant, and follow all safety protocols.”
The Governor encourages New Jerseyans to visit ready.nj.gov for important weather updates and safety information.
“Residents should also pay attention to local forecasts, warnings, and watches,” Murphy said.