Archive for August, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuation for Zone A New York City Residents

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg just announced a mandatory evacuation for New York City residents living in Zone A.  Low-lying Zone A areas include Battery Park City, some areas in Manhattan along the Hudson River and East River, Coney Island, Manhattan Beach, Far Rockaway, Broad Channel, South Beach and Midland Beach.

For a full map of Hurricane Evacuation Zones A – C, click here.’s “Ready New York: Hurricane Guide” can be downloaded here.

The MTA is shutting down tomorrow, Saturday, August 27  at Noon.

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