For Immediate Release
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Atlantic County Evacuations Issued
Atlantic County Office of Emergency Preparedness has issued a VOLUNTARY EVACUATION for the barrier islands as of 8 PM this evening.
A MANDATORY EVACUATION will be in effect as of 6 AM on Friday, August 26 for residents living on the barrier islands and in the mainlnad communities east of Route 9, and in Corbin City.
Residents should prepare for themselves, their families and their pets. If assistance is needed, please contact your local emergency management office. Contact numbers are available at www.ReadyAtlantic.org as well as in the blue pages of the phone book.
Please continue to monitor weather reports, local media outlets and follow the instructions of emergency officials.
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