Flooding in Cape May Expected to Reach Four to Six Feet
Earlier this afternoon, the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management held a press conference regarding the latest on Hurricane Sandy continuing it’s track toward New Jersey.
At this point, flooding in Cape May counties could reach as high as four to six feet.
In Ocean and Monmouth counties, flooding could be worse.
Garden State Parkway heading east and southbound is expected to be closed by tonight.
No other major highways are to be shut down at this point, however, a mandatory evacuation is still underway on Barrier Islands. All Barrier Island residents and visitors must be off the Barrier Islands and Back Bay communities.
According to the National Weather Service, once Hurricane Sandy hits New Jersey, winds are expected to hit as high as 70mph.