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The original item was published from 4/16/2018 11:49:00 AM to 4/17/2018 12:00:05 PM.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

[ARCHIVED] 4/16/18: Coastal Flood Advisory Through Tuesday Morning

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Middletown Township is warning residents about coastal flooding through tomorrow morning, especially at times of high tide. The first high tide was at 8:47 a.m. and the next high tide will be at 9:01 p.m. The first high tide tomorrow will be at 9:30 a.m. and the next high tide at 9:43 p.m.

Expect flooding in the Bayshore area. Click HERE to view a list of Middletown's flood-prone streets.

Please take all necessary precautions:

  • Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal flooding. Move vehicles to higher ground.
  • Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. Water may be deeper than you think. You will be putting yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to costly repairs.

Power Outages

To report downed wires or power outages call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), text OUT to LIGHTS (544487), or click the “Report Outage” link on www.firstenergycorp.com. As a reminder, you should never go near a downed power line even if you think it is no longer carrying electricity. Extra caution should be used in areas where downed lines are tangled in trees or other debris. 

You can follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JCPandL or online at www.jcp-l.com.

Note: If you are using a generator, make sure that it is placed at least 20 feet away from any habitable structure when it is in use for safety reasons. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Township’s Fire Marshal, Buddy Skelly, at 732-615-2270.


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