UPDATE: THE SNOW EMERGENCY FOR THE BOROUGH OF HATBORO ENDED 1/30/2022.
The Borough of Hatboro has declared a snow emergency effective 7PM tonight, Friday, January 28, 2022. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for our area with significant snow accumulations and high winds predicted. Declaring a snow emergency early during such an event allows motorists sufficient time to move parked cars from snow emergency routes, permitting our snow removal crews to effectively clear these roadways.
During the snow emergency vehicles are prohibited from parking on the following designated snow emergency routes within the Borough of Hatboro:
- Byberry Avenue
- East and West County Line Road
- Horsham Road
- Jacksonville Road
- E. Montgomery Avenue X York Road and Jacksonville Road
- W. Moreland Avenue
- E. Moreland Avenue X York Road and Jacksonville Road
- S. Penn Street
- North and South Warminster Road
- North and South York Road (entire length)
Vehicles parked on snow emergency routes during a declared snow emergency are subject to ticketing and/or towing. Additionally, during a snow emergency no vehicle shall be operated on any street or road within the Borough of Hatboro without snow-rated tires or chains.
If you must travel during the storm, please do so with caution. For details on the winter storm please monitor NOAA all-hazards broadcasts or local media. The latest forecast, calling for high winds and 5 – 11 inches of snow is below:NJZ008>010-012-015>019-021-PAZ070-071-104-106-291000- /O.CON.KPHI.WS.W.0004.220129T0000Z-220130T0000Z/ Morris-Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Mercer-Salem-Gloucester- Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Cumberland-Delaware-Philadelphia- Eastern Montgomery-Lower Bucks-
Including the cities of Morristown, Flemington, Somerville, New Brunswick, Trenton, Pennsville, Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Millville, Media, Philadelphia, Norristown, Lansdale, Morrisville, and Doylestown 330 PM EST Fri Jan 28 2022
WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST SATURDAY
WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 11 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.
WHERE…Portions of central, northern, northwest and southern New Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania. *
WHEN…From 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Saturday.
IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Accumulating snow is expected to begin this evening, becoming heavy at times tonight through Saturday morning. Snowfall rates around one inch per hour are possible at times, with significant reductions in visibility. Falling snow will diminish west to east late Saturday afternoon, but areas of blowing snow may continue into Saturday night.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
No parking on designated snow emergency routes, effective 7PM tonight. Snow rated tires or chains required for vehicles on streets in Hatboro during snow emergency.