23 Dec 2020

Severe weather and High winds forecasted for Dec. 24th - 25th


7:00 PM


Wednesday December 23, 2020

From the Belmar/Lake Como Office of Emergency Management

Severe weather High winds forecasted for tomorrow through the overnight hours: From JCP&L


This is a Code Red Message:


The Belmar and Lake Como Offices of Emergency Management are anticipating and preparing for winds capable of causing damage and power outages on December 24,and December 25, 2020.


Residents are reminded to report all power outages by calling the JCP&L contact centerat 1-888-544-4877 or by utilizing the JCP&L website or text messaging options.

Please treat all downed wires as if they are live and report them immediately.


The timing of the event poses additional challenges as many homes and lawns are decorated for the holiday season.

The high winds could dislodge some of these items,especially inflatable style decorations which could become airborne and become entangled in electrical lines and equipment, adding to the possibility of outages.


Please dial 911 in an emergency or contact the Belmar Police Department at 732-681-1700 for non-emergency calls.

Please take the necessary safety precautions.


Thank you and have a healthy, happy, and safe holiday.