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Lightning Safety Awareness Week

This week is Lightning Safety Awareness Week. We will be posting facts and useful information about lightning all week long. Lightning is one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. It is…




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Cresskill Emergency Management

Cresskill Emergency Management: Through the coordination of the Cresskill Office of Emergency Management Borough departments have initiated storm planning. Based on information received as of Sunday January 25th, the local emergency planning group would like to…




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PLAN & PREPARE Winter Weather Threats

Nor’Easter Nor’easters have the potential to cause as much damage as hurricanes in New Jersey , with powerful winds, rain or snow and large waves. They can pound and erode beaches with heavy surf, affect inland areas with flooding, or…




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Preparing for Winter Weather Hazards

Winter in New Jersey is a time of unique beauty and unique risks. Wind chill can cause frostbite. Freezing rain can cause dangers on the road. Nor’easters have the potential to cause more damage than…