EMERGENCY CONTACT LIST:
8/21/2021 AFTERNOON UPDATE:
For residents who live south of Montauk Highway and are looking to move their vehicles, the following parking lots will be made available beginning at 6pm tonight:
*Please note that this list will be updated to add more parking lots as we receive further confirmations*
8/21/2021 MORNING UPDATE:
Henri is forecasted to affect Long Island starting late tonight into early Sunday morning. We encourage all residents to prepare for the impacts we will feel here in the Town of Babylon.
To prepare, make sure you have:
The Department of Emergency Management advises all residents to do the following once the storm begins:
The Department of Environmental Control is advising mariners to do the following:
More tips on how to prepare: https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
The Department of Public Works is prepared to respond to clean up storm debris once the storm has passed. Please be advised that in situations where tree debris is entangled with power lines, our crews cannot respond until PSEG clears the lines.
To report power outages and/or downed lines to PSEG, call 1-800-490-0075, text OUT to 773454, or go online at www.psegliny.com
The Department of Parks & Recreation is closing all town pool, beach and spray park facilities on Sunday.
All boaters and campers must vacate Cedar Beach Marina & Campground and Gilgo Marina by 7:30pm today, August 21st.
All facilities will remain closed until a storm assessment will be done to determine when facilities will reopen.
8/20/2021 EVENING UPDATE:
Our area has been upgraded to a Hurricane Warning, increasing the likelihood we will experience significant effects from the storm. We encourage our residents in low-lying areas to use this time to plan ahead of the storm.
Further updates will be provided as necessary.
8/20/2021 AFTERNOON UPDATE:
With our area under a Hurricane Watch as Henri moves up the east coast, our Departments of Emergency Management, Public Works and Environmental Control are closely monitoring the storm’s path and strength. Current models project that Long Island will begin to feel the effects of the storm over the weekend, with high winds and coastal flooding possible.