Bethpage, NY – With high wind gusts and widespread to moderate coastal flooding expected from a Nor’easter approaching Long Island, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano reminds residents that an Evacuation Order remains in effect for all residents living in a flood or storm surge zone.
Residents should implement their Friends and Family Sheltering Plan as staying in homes on higher ground will provide the most comfortable situation during the storm. The following public shelters are open:
Additional shelters will open tomorrow at 8:00 a.m., including:
All residents throughout Nassau County are reminded to tie down and secure all items outside their homes, as flying debris can be deadly. Additionally, debris removal teams have been dispatched to increase removal.
All non-life threatening emergencies should be directed to the County’sNon-Emergency Hotline at 1-888-684-4274. Residents should only contact 911 if there is a life-threatening emergency.
To learn more about storm preparation, including assembling an Emergency Go-Kit, residents are encouraged to visitwww.nassaucountyny.gov/