Voluntary Evacuations Called For In Low-Lying Middlesex County Areas

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Residents in low-lying areas of Middlesex County have been asked to voluntarily evacuate, according to a report at NJ.com.

Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz earlier today saying that  at this time,  there is no call for any evacuation. The city has arranged shelter locations that will be made available if necessary. For more information, call 1-732-442-4400.

Woodbridge has advised residents and business owners in flood prone areas to move vehicles to higher ground.  Should evacuation become necessary, residents will be notified via Reverse 9-1-1 or door-to-door notification.   A shelter location will be established at the Woodbridge Community Center (Main Street, Woodbridge) and other locations should the need arise.  The shelter centers will open in the event of mandatory evacuation, but no evacuation order has been issued at this time.

Old Bridge is asking residents who live in flood prone areas to take “appropriate precautions” and will open a Red Cross shelter at Carl Sandburg Middle School located on Route 516 and off of Route 9 North tomorrow afternoon at 4 p.m.

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