Palm Beach County officials update Hurricane Dorian preparations

Video Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on August 29, 2019 - Duration: 01:49s

Palm Beach County officials update Hurricane Dorian preparations

Palm Beach County and West Palm Beach officials updated residents Thursday on the preparations for Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to become a Category 4 storm before making landfall somewhere between Georgia and the Florida Keys on Monday morning.


Palm Beach County officials update Hurricane Dorian preparations

BUT THEY AREEVOLVING..

IN PALMBEACH COUNTYWPTV NEWS CHANNELFIVE'S SAM SMINK ISAT THE CENTER WHEREIT ALL HAPPENS, LIVE.PALM BEACH COUNTOFFICIALS SAY THEY'REMEETING OFTEN..

ANDWANT YOU TO PREPAREFOR A POSSIBLE DIRECTHIT..

BUT THEY ALSOSAY..

DON'T PANIC.AT THE EMERGENCYMANAGEMENT CENTER,THEY ARE PREPARINGFOR A LEVEL 2ACTIVATION - MEANINGSHELTERS WILL BEIDENTIFIED.OFFICIALS SAY THATEVACUATIONS WILL BEDEPENDENT ON THESTORM SURGE.PEOPLE AROUND THECOAST AND LAKEOKEECHOBEE WOULDEVACUATE.

OTHERWISE,YOU'RE ASKED TOSHELTER IN PLACE.THE ARMY CORP OFENGINEERS ISMONITORING THEHERBERT HOOVER DIKE.NOW NO SHELTERDECISIONS HAVE BEENMADE YET, BUT IF YOUWILL NEED A SPECIALNEEDS SHELTER, MUSTAPPLY ONLINEBEFOREHAND ATPBCGOV.ORGI think bottom line,what we want to drivehome more thananything, is afterthe storm is over, wewould like ourresidents to stay intheir homes.

Weimplore you to remainin your homes, thatis why we ask you toprepare for 7 days soyou don't have toleave your homesOFFICIALS WANT TOREMIND YOU WHILE WEDON'T YET KNOW THEIMPACT OF THE STORMFOR SURE..

THEY AGAINARE ENCOURAGING YOUTO BE PREPARED.SAM SMINKTHE CITY OF WEST P

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