UPDATE: Friday, AUG 26TH @ 12:30pm: From the City of Long Beach, Swift 911 Service
Voluntary Hurricane Evacuation Advisory 082611
In anticipation of severe storm activity related to Hurricane Irene, City Manager Charles Theofan is calling for residents to participate in a voluntary evacuation of Long Beach. Residents should follow coastal evacuation routes posted on all major roadways leaving Long Beach and find shelter with friends or family north of Sunrise Highway. An emergency shelter has been established at Nassau Community College for those with special needs or no alternative shelter location. There will also be shelter available at SUNY Farmingdale College. Please remember to take important documents and any medical prescriptions you may need, with you. Swift Reach 911 messages will be updated with continuing information as further details develop.
Low Tide is at 1:28 PM on Sunday, which is a good thing. That’s when the Eye of Hurricane Irene comes to town. It looks like the giant waves will be here before the actual hurricane. Source – Swellinfo.com
8:00 AM Sunday Morning Wave Height:
2:00 pM Sunday Afternoon Wave Height:
Hurricane Irene could be reduced to a Tropical Storm by the time it gets to New York (source – wunderground)
- Ed Mangano announces the possibility of a Mandatory evacuation for Long Beach, Atlantic Beach, Lido & Point Lookout residents. (Source –FACEBOOK)
- City Manager Charles Theofan recommends that Long Beach residents make plans for a voluntary evacuation (Source – seabythecity via Swift 911)
- The Kennedy Plaza Farmers Market is taking this Saturday off .(source – FACEBOOK), so don’t count on it for fresh fruits and veggies.
- Whoopi Goldberg adopts a cat (Source – NEWSDAY: Mew addition for Goldberg)
- I cancel my newsday subscription. (Source – seabythecity)