New Jersey “including Basking Ridge” and surrounding states can be expected to experience two natural disasters this week — one predicted and the other a total surprise.
Emergency officials say, not New Jersey residents main concern is the earthquake in Virginia, the entire East Coast, but a hurricane, reports will be predicted with certainty, at least bring heavy rain and thunderstorms in Bernards Township on Saturday night by Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service reports that Hurricane Irene, which has already rolled through the Bahamas, is expected to land in North Carolina on Saturday and then travel north.
After Tuesday’s earthquake, Bernard Township Sgt. Shimsky Mike, who said the Office of the Church of the head of emergency management, the local emergency planners is not on the specific sector, such as earthquakes or the will to concentrate in weather plans OEM.
“We use an” all hazards “approach, methodology and focus on preparing for events, which include in many cases the same type of thinking as a preparation for an earthquake “as” or hurricane conditions weather.”
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has a website with information and suggested steps both before and during hurricanes and other flooding situations.