Special Weather Statement: High Winds

first_imgThe National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch in effect for Ocean City from Monday morning through Monday evening.Forecasters predict sustained south winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 60 to 65 mph possible. Thunderstorms also are possible on Monday and could result in even stronger gusts.Loose objects on your property should be brought inside or secured, and because the High Wind Watch begins early Monday, residents should consider making preparations on Sunday. All contractors are asked to secure job sites. Driving conditions could be hazardous, and power outages are possible.Following are emergency contact numbers for local utility companies should you experience outages or other problems during the storm:Atlantic City Electric: 800-833-7476South Jersey Gas: 888-766-9900Comcast Cable: 800-COMCAST (800-266-2278)The utility companies recommend you contact them directly as soon as you experience a problem so that they can properly track outages and repairs.For police and fire department emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, call 609-399-9111.last_img