CAPE MAY COUNTY NO LONGER UNDER EMERGENCY

It’s official, Cape May County is back open for business.  County emergency management officials rescinded an emergency proclamation forced by Hurricane Irene on Sunday at 5:00pm.  That means access is once again permitted on all Cape May County roads.  However, people returning to their homes will be finding trees, limbs, and leaves down on their…

LATE WINDS FROM IRENE CA– USED POWER OUTAGES

Emergency management officials in Cape May County thought they were spared the worst from Hurricane Irene..until tropical storm winds kicked up to near hurricane force Sunday afternoon.  70 mile per hour wind gusts were common at the shore on Sunday, and that toppled trees into power lines causing many outages throughout the county.  Outages were…

5 P.M. UPDATE RELEASED FOR HURRICANE IRENE

The latest update from the National Weather Center shows that the storm is expected to continue moving fairly quickly and should provide Cape May County will Hurricane to Tropical Storm conditions the early A.M. hours on Sunday. A hurricane warning, a flood warning, and a tornado watch are all in effect. Hurricane Irene remains a…

REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS WHO EVACUATE

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today urged New Jersey residents to remember, as they prepare for the impact of Hurricane Irene this weekend, to take measures to protect their pets and livestock. “Now is the time to prepare,” said Secretary Fisher.  “If you are asked to evacuate, you need to bring your…