All residents should remain aware of these threats and understand that forecast track and storm intensity could change.
Although the Camden County Board of Commissioners issued a State of Emergency for Camden County, this does not require any immediate action for local citizens other than to monitor local weather information and public advisories.
Government offices and courts for Camden County and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine are closed on Monday, August 3, 2020. Additionally, Advance In-Person Voting, originally scheduled for Monday, August 3, 2020, has been cancelled.
The National Hurricane Center forecasts Tropical Storm Isaias to pass close to the Southeast Georgia coastline where it may produce tropical storm force winds.
Local residents are also encouraged to visit the National Hurricane Center, www.nhc.noaa.gov, and the National Weather Service Office in Jacksonville, www.weather.gov/jax, as trusted sites for weather related information. In addition, Camden County residents are urged to sign-up for the CodeRED Emergency Notification System by visiting www.camdencountyga.gov/CodeRED or texting “CamdenCodeRED” to 99411. CodeRED is critical during situations like this as a direct method of communication from Camden County EMA to your landline, cell phone, or email. TDD/TTY service is also available. Participants will be notified in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.
Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, and in partnership with the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine, along with Camden County Schools, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and the National Weather Service (NWS) will coordinate incident response and public communications. Local residents should continue to monitor Camden County Website, Camden County EMA Facebook and Camden County EMA Twitter for updates, including additional office closures.