Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of the strengthening Tropical Storm Idalia for impacts to Camden County. All citizens are encouraged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the storm. Idalia is forecast to impact the region beginning Tuesday evening and overnight. Impacts include strong wind and an increasing threat of tornadoes. Residents should prepare now for tropical activity and rapidly changing conditions.
Local residents are also encouraged to visit the National Hurricane Center, www.nhc.noaa.gov, and the National Weather Service Office in Jacksonville, www.weather.gov/jax, as trusted sites for weather related information. In addition, Camden County residents are urged to sign-up for the CodeRED Emergency Notification System by visiting www.camdencountyga.gov/CodeRED or texting “CamdenCodeRED” to 99411. CodeRED is critical during situations like this as a direct method of communication from Camden County EMA to your landline, cell phone, or email. TDD/TTY service is also available. Participants will be notified in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.
Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, and in partnership with the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine, along with Camden County Schools, and the National Weather Service (NWS) will coordinate incident response and public communications. Local residents should continue to monitor Camden County Website, Camden County EMA Facebook, and Camden County EMA Twitter for updates.