‘We are preparing for 50-60 mph winds’: Ocean Grove preps for Isaias

Communities at the Jersey Shore, such as Ocean Grove, are prepping for Tropical Storm Isaias, as tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of New Jersey.

News 12 Staff

Aug 3, 2020, 2:42 PM

Updated 1,354 days ago

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Communities at the Jersey Shore, such as Ocean Grove, are prepping for Isaias, as tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of New Jersey.
“We have a beachfront community,” says Neptune Township OEM’s Michael Bascom. “We have a riverfront community. We have inland areas where we have flooding around lakes and highways in a rain event.”
Conditions are expected to go downhill in a hurry by late Tuesday morning.

“We are watching James and everybody else and we are preparing for 50-60 mph winds tomorrow afternoon, probably 2 inches of rain, looking at anywhere from 1 to 3 feet of water on the roadways and flood-prone areas,” says Bascom.
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With any tropical system, storm surge is always a threat. High tide Tuesday is 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. The ocean is expected to remain dangerous for the next several days.
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