Friday, October 26, 2012

York County monitors Hurricane Sandy; launches emergency preparedness webpage


October 26, 2012
     York County Emergency Management continues to monitor Hurricane Sandy as it continues on a track that may impact southeast Virginia as soon as Sunday afternoon. York County has launched its "Ready York" webpage that contains a variety of emergency preparedness information including Emergency Notification Alerts, Emergency Conditions, Situation Reports, preparedness information, storm surge zone lookup program, and more. The webpage address is
Residents are urged to continue to monitor local television and radio stations for updates about the storm's track and potential impact on the area.   
     At this time there are no evacuation plans anticipated for York County. However, residents who reside in low-lying areas, mobile homes, and areas prone to flooding are urged to have an evacuation plan in place in case conditions worsen and evacuation becomes necessary.
      Outdoor furnishings, trash cans, and any loose items should be properly secured in preparation for a long period of winds and rain that could exceed 36 hours. Review the contents of your emergency preparedness kit to ensure you have adequate supplies in the event you are without power, water or transportation for more than 72 hours.
     York County will provide updates throughout the duration of the storm. Again, these updates can be found on


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