OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 3, 2016): As minor flooding and strong winds continue, reported damage remains minimal throughout Ocean City. During the next high tidal cycle, at 10:14 p.m., residents and visitors should be prepared for tidal surge to bring moderate flooding to Zone A.
With a Tropical Storm warning still in effect, town officials are cautioning residents and property owners to expect weather conditions to worsen over the next several days. Flood warnings and wind advisories will remain, with the expectation that the current system will keep Ocean City under tropical storm conditions through Monday.
The Inlet Parking Lot will be closed at 8:30 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice, along with access to the beach.
As always, the town remains committed to keeping residents and visitors informed with accurate information before, during and after the storm. Citizens should subscribe to the e-news and/or follow the town’s social media channels to stay informed! The next news release is expected at 10 a.m. on Sunday, September 4.
- Town of Ocean City Alerts via GovDelivery: subscribe to GovDelivery, visit the “City Wide Alerts” tab on the Town of Ocean City’s website at http://oceancitymd.gov.
- Town of Ocean City Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TownOfOceanCity
- Town of Ocean City Twitter: @townofoceancity
- For general & non-emergency information: 410.520.5281/5282
The Town of Ocean City’s Emergency Services personnel will be working closely with local and state representatives to provide citizens with timely, accurate and essential information before, during and after the storm. Citizens are encouraged to Know Your Zone and Division and be prepared for any impact the storm may have on Ocean City. To begin preparing, citizens should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan for potential relocation during a flooding event. For more information regarding storm preparedness, please visit: http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes.