Gov. Christie closes state offices ahead of looming snowstorm

Gov. Chris Christie announced that all state offices will be closed Thursday due to the impending snowstorm.



The governor says that all non-essential employees should stay home from work. Essential employees are asked to work their regular schedules.



Thursday's snowstorm is expected to bring up to 10 inches of snow to New Jersey.



Dozens of school districts have already decided to call a snow day due to the expected severity of the storm.



Area airports say delays and cancellations are expected. Travelers should check with their airline carrier to find out the status of their flights.



New Jersey citizens are advised to stay off the roads as much as possible in order to allow road and emergency personnel room to work.



News 12 New Jersey meteorologists say that they expect the storm to begin early Thursday and last into the afternoon. The heaviest snowfall is expected between 7 a.m. and noon.


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