Mayor Robert Romano has declared a local disaster/emergency within the City of Vineland on October 28th, 2012 at 4:00pm. It is anticipated that this will be a multi-day event. Do not call 9-1-1 unless you are reporting an emergency. If you have damage to your vehicle or house from the storm, do not call the police department unless there is a public safety emergency. Document your damage with photographs and notify your insurance company. If a public safety issue exists, call 9-1-1. It is anticipated that there will be flooding and electrical outages throughout the multiday event.
Use extreme caution when approaching intersections that are controlled by traffic control devices. All traffic must slow to a stop and proceed with caution when clear. Police officers are working throughout the City and are manning some intersections. Traffic barrels and flares will be used to alert drivers when possible. Non-essential motor vehicle traffic shall remain off all city roads until the emergency is concluded.