Newton Police Chief Mike Richards is pleased to announce that the department’s 9-1-1 Communications Center is now equipped with an enhancement to its 9-1-1 system which gives emergency responders key lifesaving information about 9-1-1 callers during an emergency and provides highly accurate caller location data using the best available smartphone technology. The newly implemented Smart911 software allows anyone to create a safety profile for their whole household that includes any information they might want 9-1-1 and first responders to have in the event of an emergency, such as allergy information or pre-existing medical conditions. While creating their safety profile, users can also opt-in to receive emergency alerts via phone call, […]
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Newton NJ: via US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly www.weather.gov/phi/Severe Thunderstorm WarningSevere Thunderstorm Warning issued June 14 at 6:48PM EDT until June 14 at 7:30PM EDT by NWS Mount Holly NJThe National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...Morris County in northern New Jersey...Eastern Sussex County in northwestern New Jersey...North central Somerset County in northern New Jersey...* Until 730 PM EDT.* At 647 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a lineextending from near Unionville to near Franklin to near Hopatcongto near Long Valley, moving east at 45 mph.HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.SOURCE...Radar indicated.IMPACT...Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines ispossible.* Locations impacted include...Morristown, Dover, Madison, Hopatcong, Florham Park, East Hanover,Lincoln Park, Kinnelon, Chatham, Boonton, Butler, Wharton,Rockaway, Morris Plains, Mount Arlington, Franklin, Mendham,Mountain Lakes, Stanhope and Riverdale.People at the Morris County Mega Site should seek safe shelterimmediately!This includes the following highways...Interstate 80 in New Jersey between mile markers 26 and 48.Interstate 287 in New Jersey between mile markers 26 and 54.For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of abuilding.www.weather.gov ...