Thursday, August 25, 2011


Residents living in the following areas of Essex County should be
preparing to evacuate by Friday, August 26th at 5pm at the
latest...Lowery's Point, Lowery's Road, Coleman Island, Coleman
Island Road, Shellfish Beach, Shellfish Beach Road, River Place and
Grand View Beach at the low end and other low-lying areas prone to
flooding due to potential accumulations of rainfall and storm surge.
Voluntary evacuation of manufactured houses and houses with potential
for damage from trees and potential access/egress issues is also
strongly recommended. Staying in these areas will endanger you and
anyone that might have to help you if you get in danger.
Essex County residents are encouraged to start preparing now by
getting supplies together, medications, cash, food and gas. Prepare
for the very real possibility of a power outage. Make arrangements
now for the care of the elderly and children. Make a decision now
where you will go in case you need to evacuate from your home.

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