Evacuations and Beach Closures Announced in Southampton Village

Posted on 26 August 2011

As the East End braces for Hurricane Irene, the Village of Southampton was the first municipality to call for a voluntary evacuation of all of Meadow Lane effective at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 26. It is possible a mandatory evacuation will be called for tomorrow morning at 9 a.m., according to village officials.

The village has also closed all of its beaches as of 2 p.m. on Friday.

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