Hurricane #Irene UPDATE: NYC calling for evacuation of residents in low-lying areas

The Mayor has said that residents in Zone A are advised to leave their homes before the storm arrives and are strongly encouraged to stay with friends or family outside an evacuation zone.

Evacuation Centers will be open Friday at 4 PM for residents who have no alternative shelter. Full map after the jump.

Affected neighborhood areas in Zone A include:
1 Brooklyn Bridge Park and all adjacent park land
DUMBO north of Plymouth Street
Vinegar Hill east of Navy St and north of Flushing Avenue

The closest evacuation center is located at 300 Jay Street at Tillary Street.

WNYC Interactive NYC Hurricane Evacuation Map

NYC Hurricane Map [PDF]
NYC Hurricane Brochure [PDF]

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