Ocean City issues warning on threat of Sandy

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The National Weather Service issued this graphic showing projected path of Hurricane Sandy heading towards New Jersey Friday morning, Oct. 26. The National Weather Service issued this graphic showing projected path of Hurricane Sandy heading towards New Jersey Friday morning, Oct. 26.

OCEAN CITY -- The Ocean City Office of Emergency Management has released the following information 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 regarding the threat of Hurricane Sandy on the city:

The threat from Hurricane Sandy continues to increase for our region.  There continues to be a growing threat of damaging winds, very heavy rainfall and record coastal flooding affecting our region early next week.

The Ocean City Office of Emergency Management advises residents, visitors and property owners to closely monitor weather conditions and forecasts over the next several days to stay informed about the possible effects from Hurricane Sandy. You are advised to use Friday and Saturday to prepare yourself, your family and your property for this storm.

Secure all loose items on and around your property and prepare to move vehicles to higher ground in flood prone areas. If you feel you are unable to deal with or prepare for potential power outages at your property, please begin planning now for a temporary location to relocate.

There is no information regarding any evacuations at this point, either voluntary or mandatory.

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More information is available at www.ocnj.us and readycapemaycounty.org.


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