At this time all of Camden County is in a Tropical Storm Watch, meaning that tropical storm-force winds are possible somewhere within this area during the next 48 hours. There is a Slight Risk for tornadoes tomorrow, Wednesday, October 10th. Coastal Camden County is in a Coastal Flood Warning, meaning that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate minor flooding of low areas along the shore. There is a High Surf Advisory and a high risk of Rip Currents. All residents should remain aware of these threats, and understand that forecast track and storm intensity could change.
Governor Nathan Deal has issued a State of Emergency, this declaration is focused on preparing the state for possible impacts, by ensuring that critical resources such as fuel and other goods are available. The Governor’s declaration of emergency does not require any immediate action for Camden residents other than to monitor local weather information and public advisories.
All Camden County residents are urged to sign-up for the CodeRED Emergency Notification System on the Camden County website, www.camdencountyga.gov. This is a high speed Communication Service available for mass Emergency Notifications. CodeRED is critical during situations like this as a direct method of communication from Camden County EMA to your landline, cell phone, or email. TDD/TTY service is also available.
All local residents should monitor the Camden County Website, Camden County EMA Facebook and Camden County EMA Twitter for updates. At this time, there is no intent to close Camden County Government offices on Wednesday or Thursday. In unincorporated Camden County, curbside garbage collection will remain on schedule.