CHRISTIE CALLS STATE OF EMERGENCY

Gov. Chris Christie has asked people in shore communities to voluntary evacuate. Gov. Chris Christie has declared a state of emergency in order to get the National Guard ready for Hurricane Irene. A mandatory evacuation could still be called by his administration, but nothing will likely come down till Friday from the state. Cape May…

HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED AT JERSEY CAPE

The National Weather Service now predicts hurricane conditions in Cape May County on Sunday.  This morning’s update on Hurricane Irene puts the storm as a Category Two storm when it brushes by the North Carolina-Virginia border early Sunday morning.  The storm is expected to move along the New Jersey coastline early Sunday morning through Sunday…

UPDATE: HURRICANE IRENE MOVES OVER BAHAMAS

Hurricane and tropical storm watches were issued for a portion of the U.S. East Coast early Thursday as Hurricane Irene moved over the northwestern Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center said in a report. A hurricane watch had been issued for the North Carolina coast from north of Surf City to the North Carolina-Virginia border. At…

LOBIONDO JOINS CA– USE TO GET FEDERAL DECLARATION FOR STORM FUNDS

U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo petitioned President Barack Obama to support New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for three South Jersey counties severely affected by flooding from recent storms. On Monday, LoBiondo joined local elected officials in touring several of the heaviest-damaged communities, including Pittsgrove Township, Upper Deerfield Township, Hopewell…