TROPICAL STORM WATCH, FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR CAPE MAY COUNTY

Tuesday, the weather will be really bad in Cape May County.  The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch and a Flash Flood Watch, both in effect Monday night through Tuesday evening.  Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to provide direct impacts to the shore, including strong winds, heavy rain, rough surf, and rip …

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COAST GUARD SETS MODIFIED PORT CONDITION X-RAY FOR DELAWARE BAY

The United States Coast Guard has set a modified port condition of X-Ray for the Port of Delaware Bay as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches.  Heavy rains, gale force winds, increased seas and surf are all likely according to the Coast Guard.  Vessels must have effective mooring and anchorage arrangements for anticipated high winds, and cargo …

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STATE COVID UPDATE: RATE OF TRANSMISSION CONTINUES TO CLIMB

The rate of transmission of coronavirus in New Jersey continues to trend in the wrong direction.  On Sunday, the state announced that the rate had climbed to 1.49, which means for every person who gets sick, one and a half people get it from them, on average.  There were six new deaths and 331 new …

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TUESDAY AFTERNOON: ISAIAS CHECKS IN TO CAPE MAY COUNTY

The National Hurricane Center predicts Hurricane Isaias will be a tropical storm next Tuesday, and it will be right on top of us.  The Friday 5pm briefing puts Isaias right over the southern Jersey Cape during the afternoon hours.  The track of the storm has shifted west; however, it will likely not be a hurricane …

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MURPHY WARNS OF TIGHTENING THE SCREWS ON GATHERING LIMITS

Governor Phil Murphy has promised to take action on indoor and outdoor gathering limits if state residents continue to disobey directives from health officials.  Murphy specifically called out house parties and overcrowded boats as the reasons why coronavirus numbers are starting to climb statewide.  Murphy announced Friday that he’s putting the state on notice that …

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