Effingham County Adopts New Hurricane Evacuation Zones

May 28, 2024
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🌪️ The Gist: Effingham County has announced new evacuation zones ahead of the hurricane season starting on June 1. The zones are split by Highway 119 South.

🤔 Why It Matters: Knowing your evacuation zone can save lives during a hurricane. Being prepared and understanding where to go in an emergency is crucial for safety.

What’s Happening:

  • Effingham County’s new zones are divided by Highway 119 South from the Ogeechee River to Highway 21 in Springfield, down to Ebenezer Rd, and out to the Savannah River.
  • Zone 1: South of the divide
  • Zone 2: North of the divide

🖼️ The Big Picture: Review your evacuation zone with family and friends to be prepared in case an evacuation is ordered this season. This proactive step can help ensure your safety and the safety of your loved ones.


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