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Home Weather Rye PD: Mandatory Evacuation of Category 1 Zone / State of Emergency

Rye PD: Mandatory Evacuation of Category 1 Zone / State of Emergency

A mandatory evacuation has been ordered by Rye PD for "THE CATEGORY 1 HURRICANE INUNDATION ZONE":

October 29, 2012
HURRICANE SANDY
MANDATORY EVACUATION

THE CITY OF RYE HAS DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY AND DIRECTED MANDATORY EVACUATION OF THE CATEGORY 1 HURRICANE INUNDATION ZONE BY 4:00 P.M. TODAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012.
TIDAL SURGE IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE UNPRECENDENTED COASTAL FLOODING DURING HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. PLEASE RELOCATE TO HIGHER GROUND. DURING HIGH WINDS AND FLOODING RESCUE OPERATIONS WILL BE UNSAFE.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. PLEASE TAKE ACTION NOW.

To determine if your home is in a flood zone or hurricane inundation area, please check the Westchester County interactive map at http://planning.westchestergov.com/boards-a-committees/flood-action

You can download a PDF of this map here.

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