Sunday, October 28, 2012
We're keeping a running list of businesses, government agencies and other establishments that are closed during the storm.
SCHOOLS All Spring-Ford area schools will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. Montgomery County Community College will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. Pope John Paul II High School in Royersford will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. GOVERNMENT/PUBLIC Montgomery County government will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. Montgomery County Courts be be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. SEPTA will suspend all service at midnight on Sunday. All PHL airport traffic has been grounded for Monday, Oct. 29. Spring City Library will be closed. BUSINESSES Philadelphia Premium Outlets will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. Plymouth Meeting Mall will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. Willow Grove Park Mall will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. King of Prussia Mall will be closed on …
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Hurricane Sandy is scheduled for landfall very early Monday morning, with the brunt of the bad weather scheduled to hit the Limerick-Royersford-Spring City area through Monday and Tuesday. The following is a list of ways how you can use and help Patch to paint a local picture of the event. 1. Get the news. When we know about storm-related news, so will you. From important town and village announcements, damages, power outages and floods, we’ll have all the news covered 24-7. Refresh the homepage often, we move fast. 2. Comment. Have relevant information to add to an article? Jump in and make a comment. We’ll follow up and likely add it to the article. These storm stories will continue to evolve as we speak to more officials and locals. …
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Water is sold out, gas is gone, emergency kits are stocked in the area - Hurricane Sandy will be upon us soon. As residents hunker down and prepare for the storm, check back with Patch for updates from emergency and municipal officials. If you have local storm information - such as a business that is closing, or reopening at a given time, road conditions, etc., let us know in the comments. If you have photos of weather damage or dangers, feel free to attach it to this article under "Upload Photos and Videos" to share with Limerick Patch readers. For More Reading on Hurricane Sandy: Storm Surge, Inland Flooding Expected from Sandy Montgomery County Provides Emergency Preparedness Tips
All district schools are closed tomorrow.
Spring-Ford Area School District announced on its website that all schools are closed tomorrow due to the impending storm. Patch will keep everyone updated on any closings beyond tomorrow as soon as we have information.
Three Red Cross shelters will open for MontCo residents at 7pm Sunday.
The Red Cross is preparing three emergency shelters for Montgomery County residents that may need to evacuate due to Hurricane Sandy. They are located at: Pottstown High School, 750 North Washington St., Pottstown 19464 Cheltenham High School, 500 Rices Mill Road, Wyncote 19095 Norristown High School, 1900 Eagle Dr., Norristown 19403 According to the Red Cross website, you should bring the following items to a shelter: The shelters are pet-friendly. Montgomery County Animal Response Team (MCART) is assisting the Red Cross with pet areas in all three shelters.
One apartment complex has already advised residents to vacate.
Patch has been informed that the Pointe at River Glen's residents have received a letter advising them to evacuate. The reader told Patch that "the complex sent out letters saying that evacuation is voluntary, but if we leave, we are not allowed back in for our own safety. They're shutting down the elevators today, and recommend we park our cars over at Victory Park." The Pointe at River Glen is located on 1st Avenue in Royersford, very near the riverbank. Have you been notified that you should evacuate? Do you plan to do so? Tell us in the comments.