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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Hurricane Dorian

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Hurricane Dorian for impacts to Camden County.

All citizens are encouraged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the storm. Dorian is forecast to impact the region during the holiday weekend and although specific consequences other than heavy rain and localized flooding are unknown, 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, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, 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.


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