Saturday, February 9, 2013
Check out real-time video of snowfall in Ocean City and some nice Saturday-morning surf.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The driving curfew does not effect property owners from returning to the island.
A mandatory driving curfew within Ocean City is in place from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. due to hazardous road conditions and power outages. There is NO cut off time for residents, property and business owners to enter the city, but please use caution entering the island and making your way to your home. — News release from the City of Ocean City
Ocean City releases information on the end of the mandatory evacuation.
Ocean City Storm Update Wednesday, October 31 11am At this time Ocean City is still officially in a State of Emergency We understand that our residents, property owners and business owners are extremely anxious to check on the conditions of their property and the well-being of family, friends and neighbors. Therefore, the City has decided to allow limited re-entry into the island at noon for our residents, business owners and property owners. The Route 52 Causeway (9th Street Bridge) and the 34th Street Bridge will be open for the limited access. The Longport Bridge is closed at this time. We ask that you show identification or documentation of property ownership upon entering the City. We ask that the general public please refrain …
The City of Ocean City issues information on beginning the disaster assistance application process.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Property and business owners should immediately begin the disaster application process by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by web enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) Monday through Sunday until further notice. Applicants registering for aid should be prepared to provide basic information about themselves (name, permanent address, phone number), insurance coverage and any other information to help …
Traffic is jammed at the causeway entrances as police check for residency.
The City of Ocean City announced at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday that residents and property owners would be allowed back onto the island after a three-day mandatory evacuation during Hurricane Sandy, and by 12:15 p.m. long lines of traffic were backed up at the causeway. Police at checkpoints in Somers Point and Marmora are checking for proof of residency or property ownership. Anybody traveling inbound can expect delays. People returning to Ocean City can use the Ninth Street or 34th Street causeways, but the Longport causeway and Ocean City-Longport Bridge were not open as of early Wednesday afternoon as crews are still clearing debris and downed telephone poles from the roadway. See more information from the city on the evacuation and the …
The city hopes to allow Ocean City residents to return sometime on Wednesday.
Thousands of evacuated residents are waiting on Wednesday morning for word on when they will be able to return to their homes in the wake of the worst storm in Ocean City history. Emergency officials issued a mandatory evacuation order effective 4 p.m Sunday (Oct. 28) as what was then a Category 1 hurricane bore down on the New Jersey coastline. Ocean City felt the first effects of Hurricane Sandy on Sunday evening, but the massive storm reserved her full fury for the two high tides that fell on Monday (Oct. 29). The storm arrived on an exceptionally high full-moon tide, and the untimely pairing led to record flooding. A massive low-pressure system with hurricane-force winds extending 175 miles in either direction and tropical-force winds …
A morning high tide leaves most of the island underwater.
Ocean City, NJ -- The City of Ocean City is under a mandatory evacuation order and has declared a State of Emergency. Here are the first images from high tide in Ocean City at about 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29. All access routes off the island are now closed and will remain so during the next several hours. If water is entering your home and you are comfortable doing so, turn off the main electrical power breaker. For any emergencies, dial 911. Residents still in Ocean City are advised to remain indoors on Monday as weather conditions continue to deteriorate. A number of roads are impassable and are likely to remain so for the duration of the storm. this includes roads that usually do not experience flooding. Do not drive through flood …
As mandatory evacuation winds down, Hurricane Sandy sends heavy surf and rain to Ocean City.
With two hours to go before authorities shut down access to all roads leading to Ocean City, sirens blared and a loudspeaker system on the boardwalk and downtown warned people to evacuate immediately. In homes on the island, a reverse 911 call issued the same stark warning. Ocean City is under a mandatory evacuation order as a massive storm moves up the coast and threatens to make landfall just north of the island in central New Jersey. The Route 52 causeway saw a steady stream of cars leaving the island that began to trickle as the afternoon wore on. But at the same time, it appeared that a good number of residents were prepared to ignore the evacuation order and ride out the storm. Even with the storm still hundreds of miles away, storm …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The city issues updated information in a 9 p.m. release. New information will be provided at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Ocean City Storm Update Tuesday, October 30 9:00 pm The city remains under a State of Emergency at this time and travel is hazardous and not recommended. Many roadways continue to be flooded or covered with large amounts sand and debris. There are numerous downed wires. Anyone on the island is advised to be extremely cautious of any downed wires. Do not touch them or go near them. Access to the island remains restricted at this time. Numerous areas of the City are without power. While some crews are working in town, the timeframe for restoring power is not known. A sanitary sewer pump station in the north end of the island that had failed was repaired earlier today. There have been no issues related to drinking water in Ocean City as …
As the remains of Hurricane Sandy move away, a long cleanup begins.
With a massive October storm moving west on Tuesday, we get a first glimpse of the damage left behind. (This story is developing. Check back for more information and images.)