Brick residents bracing for rising waters amid winter storm

Some homeowners, many of whom took on heavy losses during Hurricane Sandy, are evacuating while others have decided to stand their ground. Police are encouraging

Police are encouraging people to leave, but have

Police are encouraging people to leave, but have not required any mandatory evacuations. (Credit: News 12)

BRICK - Residents in the Shore Acres section of Brick are bracing for rising waters off Barnegat Bay as a heavy storm heads toward the Garden State.

Some homeowners, many of whom took on heavy losses during Hurricane Sandy, are evacuating while others have decided to stand their ground. 

Police are encouraging people to leave, but have not required any mandatory evacuations. 

No shelter has been established yet, but town officials say one will likely be set up at Brick Memorial High School.

Small accumulations of snow are expected for tonight, with larger accumulations possible for Thursday. Winds are likely to exceed 60 mph in some areas. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

One of the tickets was sold at the 1 Winning lottery tickets sold in New Jersey
VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash 2 VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash
Multiple injuries reported following bus accident in East 3 Multiple injuries reported following bus accident in East Brunswick
Collection agencies working for the IRS may call 4 Consumer Alert: IRS collections
The water line feeds many homes and business 5 Water main break in Kearny affects Bayonne

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

A voluntary evacuation was issued for Brick barrier Shore residents brace for storm

Communities along the Jersey Shore are bracing for a nor'easter expected to hit the state

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE