Gov. Phil Murphy and Col. Patrick Callahan Sept. 11 advised New Jerseyans to prepare for the potential impact of Hurricane Florence. The Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the conditions of the hurricane and are working with counties to address any storm-related needs.

Hurricanes, tropical storms and winter storms can all pose a threat to you and your loved ones with flooding, high winds, power outages and other disasters. 

Since 1992, Cape May County has been listed by FEMA as the sixth most difficult region in the nation to evacuate in a Category 1 Hurricane. Know your local evacuation routes. 

While hurricanes pose the greatest threat to life and property, tropical storms and depression also can be devastating. 

When flooding occurs in your home, your building structure, personal belongings and even health can be affected.

MYTH: Opening windows in a home or building during a tornado will help equalize pressure.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in the year 2016 there were approximately 352,000 house fires in the U.S. 

The 2-1-1 service provides information on homeland security, human services, flood and recovery and weather disasters as well as preparedness and safety information. 

The first Hurricane and Severe Weather Seminar is being held July 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Borough of Stone Harbor Municipal Building, 9508 Second Ave., second floor Council meeting room.

Cape May County emergency managers are prepared for the 2018 season of Atlantic hurricanes that will continue until Nov. 30.

Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a “Code Blue” advisory for Cape May County effective from 4:30 p.m., April 7, through 8:30 a.m., April 8.

Cape May County Office of Emergency Management advises all municipalities that Cape May County will be under a “Code Blue” severe weather advisory effective from 4:30 p.m., March 20, until 8:30 a.m., March 22.

Cape May County Office of Emergency Management advises all municipalities that Cape May County will be under a “Code Blue” severe weather advisory effective from 4:30 p.m., March 12, until 8:30 a.m. March 13.

Just as Atlantic City Electric restores the very last customer impacted by Winter Storm Riley, the company, its employees and local contractors are bracing for the second of this one-two severe weather punch expected overnight and into March 7.

All state courts and court offices, which include the three Superior Courthouses in Atlantic and Cape May counties, will be closed March 7.

As New Jersey residents prepare for flooding, gusting winds, and the possibility of snow accumulation, the New Jersey Poison Control Center braces for an uptick in poison exposures/injuries to a variety of substances as it relates to severe weather.

National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood warning for coastal areas of Cape May County. 

Due to the forecast of heavy rains, winds, and tidal flooding, Fare Free Transportation will not be providing service to any of the barrier islands March 2. Services to the mainland communities will remain on schedule. 

Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a “Code Blue” advisory for all of Cape May County effective from 4:30 p.m., Feb. 16, to 8:30 a.m., Feb. 17, and from 4:30 p.m., Feb. 17, to 8:30 a.m., Feb. 18.

Due to a late forecast change by the National Weather Service, the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a “Code Blue” advisory for Cape May County effective immediately through 8:30 a.m., Feb. 13.

Cape May County Office of Emergency Management advises all municipalities that Cape May County will be under a “Code Blue” severe weather advisory effective from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. daily, Feb. 6-8.

Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a “Code Blue” advisory for Cape May County effective from 4:30 p.m., Feb. 4, through 8:30 a.m., Feb. 6.

Cape May County Office of Emergency Management advises all municipalities that Cape May County will be under a “Code Blue” severe weather advisory effective from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m., Feb. 1-2.