Update, 08/04/20 5:30AM: Trenton City Hall and other municipal offices will be open for business on Tuesday, August 4th. Any change in hours of operation will be posted here.
Trenton, N.J. – The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Advisory for our area. Tropical Storm Isaias, which is forecast to make landfall tonight, will make its way into Trenton from Monday evening through Tuesday evening. The peak wind forecast is expected to be between 35-45 mph, with wind gusts to 65mph. A flash flood watch is also in effect.
Trenton residents can now receive text message updates from the City of Trenton for critical information during an emergency. To register for SMS text alerts, text Trenton411 to 99411. They can also sign up at www.trentonnj.org/reverse911 for important voice alerts in four languages.
Major updates will also be posted on www.trentonnj.org, https://www.facebook.com/cityoftrentonnj, and the Trenton Emergency Hotline at (609) 989-3838 (recorded messages only).
To report downed trees, flooding, or other weather-related incidents, contact the Trenton Office of Emergency Management at 609-989-4200. Power outages should be reported to the local utility company.
The City of Trenton will closely monitor the Delaware River and the Assunpink Creek. The City asks residents to remove trash and debris from curb and gutter areas.
Flooding of small creeks and streams, highways, streets, underpasses, and low-lying areas are possible. Immediate threats to life and safety should take priority. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
If residents need to leave their home tonight to pick up supplies, they should wear a mask, use social distancing, and travel safely.