- If you are in a low lying area or an area proned to flooding it is being recommended that you evacuate by 8:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2011.
- If you have a vehicle parked in a low lying or flood prone area, please move it to higher ground. All municipal and public school parking lots will be available for parking.
- Parking Authority enforcement has been suspended through Monday, August 29, 2011.
- Clear all debris from sewer plates and catch basins.
- Shelters will be set up by 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, August 27, 2011. (Refer to Press Release attached to previous e-mail)
- Parks and Forestry are taking requests to remove tree limbs that are close to wires and houses. Please contact Parks and Forestry and/or the FD during the storm to report fallen large tree limbs.
- The city has requested 10,000 sand bags. Should you wish to pick any up, please contact OEM for further information.
- Please check on your neighbors, especially the elderly, to make sure they have enough supplies to get them through the weekend (i.e. medications, canned food and can opener, water, flashlights and batteries, etc...).
- PSE&G will respond to emergencies first during the course of the storm. Please expect an extended wait time on all non-life/hazard complaints.
- Should power lines fall on vehicles and/or homes - do not touch the wires, call emergency, 9-1-1. And if you are in the vehicle and/or home - remain inside and call emergency, 9-1-1.
- Should you notice flying objects during the storm, please contact DPW and advise on location, object, and direction.
- DPW will have a truck on call should vehicles get stuck in water. They will simply move the vehicle out of the roadway, they will not tow. Please to not attempt to drive a vehicle in high waters. Park the vehicle and walk to destination.
- Secure and/or remove all loose items around your property.
Please do not take this storm lightly as we are being informed to expect astronomical high tides, record flooding, and winds up to 90 mph throughout the state.
For up to date information please visit the city website at www.cityofjerseycity.com.