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Remnants of Hurricane Ian convey flooding to Jersey Shore – WPVI-TV


ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (WPVI) — Wind gusts picked up in Atlantic Metropolis Sunday night, as remnants of Hurricane Ian hit the Jersey Shore this weekend.

“We’re making a detour proper now as an alternative of going the way in which we usually would. We all know one of many streets aren’t satisfactory,” mentioned Michelle Fairbanks of Broomall.

Route 30 was flooded in each instructions east of 631 to 646, with some westbound lane closures.

SEE ALSO: At least 72 deaths reported after Hurricane Ian slams into Florida, 4 dead in North Carolina

Some vehicles tried to drive by means of the mess, which officers strongly advise to not do.

Winds are extraordinarily robust you could see wave motion on the bay.

Kailea Fairbanks lives in Ventnor and says whereas she is just not a fan of this climate. She thinks the placement of her condo helps keep away from any risks of potential flooding.

“I’ve a bottom-floor condo, however we are the highest level on the island. We have by no means flooded the place I’m so we ought to be good,” Kailea mentioned.

Officers warn drivers to by no means journey by means of flood waters.

In Atlantic Metropolis, free parking is accessible on the Wave storage for many who are involved about flooding.

At the very least 81 individuals in Florida have died as a result of Hurricane Ian, in line with native officers.

4 extra individuals had been additionally reported lifeless because of the storm in North Carolina, the governor’s workplace mentioned.

The Class 4 storm slammed into Florida’s southwest coast Wednesday afternoon, inflicting catastrophic harm, fierce winds and harmful, record-breaking storm surges.

SEE ALSO: Sanibel Island, Fort Myers severely damaged by Hurricane Ian in Lee County

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