Some Worcester Residents urged to prepare to Evacuate
Posted: Sep 12, 2018 12:55 PM
(Snow Hill, Md) - Mobile Home residents and those in low lying, flood prone areas in Worcester County are being urged to make preparations for evacuation.
Worcester County Emergency Services says those in Zone A should make the preparations now.
Though no mandatory evacuation order has been issued at this time, residents in low-lying areas and mobile homes are extremely vulnerable to anticipated hurricane conditions.
Visit www.co.worcester.md.us and click on Know Your Zone to determine if individual properties are located in Zone A (greatest risk), Zone B, or Zone C (least risk).
· Those served by well water are reminded that power loss could result in loss of water
· Have bottled water on hand and set aside water in bathtubs for washing and flushing toilets
· Have canned and other nonperishable foods that do not require cooking or refrigeration
Governor Larry Hogan issued a State of Emergency for all of Maryland. In the event that the Worcester County Commissioners issue a State of Emergency for Worcester County, tune in to your local news stations, for information and instructions on what additional measures to take, or visit Worcester County at www.co.worcester.md.us or on Facebook and Twitter.