New evacuation zones as Camden County hosts Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall

Camden County to host hurricane preparedness town hall

CAMDEN COUNTY, Fla. — In preparation for the upcoming Atlantic Hurricane season, the Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is hosting a Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall on Wed., May 24.


The event begins at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the College of Coastal Camden Center at 8001 Lakes Blvd. in Kingsland.

Those who attend will learn about the 2023 hurricane season forecast, Camden flood risk tool and the new hurricane evacuation zones. Speakers will include Al Sandrik of the National Weather Service in Jacksonville, Ashby Worley of the Nature Conservancy and Chuck White of Camden County EMA.

Read: 2023 Atlantic hurricane season: Download the Action News Jax First Alert Weather Hurricane Guide

All residents should be aware that it only takes one storm to have a major impact on the community. In 2021, Camden County received damage from a tornado caused by Tropical Storm Elsa. In 2022, the community prepared for impacts from both Hurricane Ian and Tropical Storm Nicole.

Those looking for more information on how to prepare for hurricane season can visit the following: www.camdencountyga.gov/ema or www.weather.gov/hurricanesafety.