Update 9:40am – Due to the high winds, there are some trees, tree limbs and wires down in parts of the County causing power outages.
If you see a wire down DO NOT trust that it is NOT still energized, please keep a safe distance away.
Please use caution while driving as there are roads that may be closed and traffic signals that may be out and the intersections are controlled by stop signs. Be aware of flying debris as well.
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like you to know that a high wind warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for parts of Union County.
The warning goes into effect at midnight until 2 p.m. Sunday. Sustained winds of 20-30 miles per hour are expected with gusts up to 60 miles per hour. Widespread freezing temperatures are also expected Sunday night into Monday.
Please be cautious when driving, especially on overpasses and bridges. Report any issues on municipal roads to the respective municipality.
If there are any issues on County roads, please call County Police at 908-654-9800. Also, to report downed power lines or outages, contact your utility company. PSE&G customers call 1-800-436-7734. JCP&L customers call 1-800-545-7738 or use the automated reporting line at 1-888-544-4877. For questions about your gas service, call Elizabethtown Gas at 800-492-4009.