Point Boro Asks Residents to Move Cars to Higher Ground
Those in low-lying areas may want to evacuate, Boro says
Point Borough residents in flood-prone areas are encouraged to move their cars to higher ground and think about evacuating voluntarily, says the Borough Office of Emergency Management.
The Borough is asking residents "to prepare, not panic. Those in areas prone to tidal flooding should take steps to protect themselves and their property including, but not limited to, moving cars to higher ground and voluntarily evacuating until the storm has passed," said Kiel Arnone, Borough Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, on behalf of Borough Emergency Management Coordinator Gary Colberg.
The Borough is not calling for mandatory evacuations at this time, but will continue to monitor the weather forecasts and the rain, snow, high winds and tidal surges that are expected to move into the area beween Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.
For more information about the steps the Borough is taking and the weather forecasts, please see story posted earlier this afternoon.
Also, please see the 4 p.m. National Weather Service briefing as PDF attached to this story. The briefing says winds may gust up to 60 mph, which is the higher end of the range issued in earlier advisories.
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