Sunday, October 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Emergency Information

Thanks to Lani for forwarding this important emergency information document as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

Preparing for Hurricane Sandy

Latest forcast as of 4pm Sunday 10/28.

The National Hurricane Center Forecasts Hurricane Sandy to track to the northeast to a position well off the North Carolina coast Sunday night, before shifting to the northwest and moving toward the Southern New Jersey and Delaware coasts Monday into Tuesday. The track of Sandy is expected to bring high winds to the region Monday through Tuesday evening.
High Wind Warning remains in effect from 8 am Monday to 8 pm EDT Tuesday.
  • Timing: Wind gusts over 45 mph are expected by 8 am Monday and wind gusts of 60 to 65 mph are expected Monday afternoon into Tuesday.
  • Impacts: a prolonged and significant 24-to-36 Hour high wind event will take place across the warning area. Coupled with Heavy rains from Sandy, the high winds will lead to significant tree damage. Residents, visitors. And businesses across the region should plan for widespread power and communication outages.
Be safe!

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