Residents in flood prone areas should have a plan in place to relocate to higher ground

            The National Weather Service issued high wind and coastal flood warnings for the Worcester County throughout the duration of the winter storm to affect the area beginning Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Worcester County Emergency Services (WCES) urges residents in flood prone areas to make arrangements to relocate to higher ground if floodwaters threaten their areas, with all other residents encouraged to shelter in place.

Forecasts indicate Worcester County will experience high winds, with gusts between 50 to 60 miles per hour throughout the storm, which could cause moderate coastal flooding. Be prepared for possible power outages. Stay tuned to local news stations for information on the winter storm set to impact the county throughout the weekend.