The major evacuation routes for southern Ocean County are: Route 72, Route 554, Route 539, Route 9, Route 607 and The Garden State Parkway.

To report a problem call the local Office of Emergency Management Office:

Barnegat Township 609-660-1168

Borough of Barnegat Light 609-494-9196

Borough of Beach Haven 609-492-0111

Eagleswood Township 609-296-3040

Borough of Harvey Cedars 609-494-6509

Lacey Township 609-693-6636

Little Egg Harbor Township 609-296-3666

Long Beach Township 609-494-3322

Ocean Township 609-693-4007

Borough of Ship Bottom 609-494-1518

Stafford Township 609-597-8581

Borough of Surf City 609-494-8121

Borough of Tuckerton 609-296-3286

Emergency information is broadcast on the following stations:

WOBM 1160 AM

WJRZ 100.1 FM

WOBM 92.7 FM

WRAT 95.9 FM

For information regarding storm preparation visit the website


According to a release from Ocean County government, municipalities are expected to open shelters on Saturday at Pinelands Middle School in Little Egg Harbor, and Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin.