Stone Harbor: Non-residents should consider leaving today ahead of Hermine

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    If you don’t live in Stone Harbor, you should consider leaving, the municipality advises.

    According to an emergency alert from the Stone Harbor Office of Emergency Management, the time to leave is during the afternoon and early evening hours. 

    “The National Weather Service is calling for the possibility of a ‘life threatening storm surge’ during the event, which is expected to linger off the coast for at least a few days,” the release from the Cape May County county states. 

    “During significant tidal events in the Borough, driving on portions of major roadways may be very difficult or impossible,” it continues.

    In addition, the nearby Townsend’s Inlet Bridge, connecting Avalon and Sea Isle City, was closed at 10 a.m. due to flooding.

    Stay tuned to Jersey Shore Hurricane News and here for updates. 

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