Shore communities prepare for the storm

In Berkeley Township, Ocean County the bay and ocean are only separated by a few blocks and many are worried about flooding.

Furniture was lifted onto crates, expensive cars were towed away and windows were boarded up in preparation for hurricane Irene.

Mandatory evacuations continue to be put in place for Ocean County as well as other parts of New Jersey. For a full list of towns that have reported their mandatory evacuations to News 12 New Jersey click the link below.Evacuation Areas

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