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Posted on: August 2, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Warning issued for our area

The National Weather Service has issued a TROPICAL STORM WARNING for our area. This means tropical-storm force winds are expected sometime within the next 36 hours, as well as significant amounts of rain. 

In preparation, please see the following: 

  • Turn off any well water being pumped into man-made lagoons 
  • Lower lagoons if possible 
  • If a contractor, ensure site locations are secure by taking preventative measures to ensure sites are free of equipment, materials and debris 
  • Clear storm drains of debris 
  • Trim dead, loose or overgrown trees and/or shrubs as limbs can be potential flying debris 
  • Secure loose articles (outdoor furniture, potted plants or decor items) - Turn off irrigation systems 
  • Other necessary precautions to ensure the safety of you and your neighbors

The Town’s Emergency Management Division continues to monitor this storm system and will update as needed. 

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