--The day-use areas will remain closed on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 3
--Campgrounds will be evacuated by noon on Saturday, Sept. 3
--All campers in on Friday evening will be notified of need to be out of the park by noon on Saturday
--Park staff will make public notifications, as they are able, through the reservation system and social media
--Park staff will work with Maryland Natural Resources Police and other authorities to enforce the closure according to established protocols.
--All park areas will remain closed until further notice
These actions are being taken out of an abundance of caution, in light of the forecast for a long-duration weather event, with sustained tropical storm force winds for 24 hours and wind gusts up to 50 mph for St. Mary's and Worcester counties.