Hurricane Sandy: Essential Links

Colleen O'Dea | October 29, 2012 | More Issues, Sandy
Putting the Web to work can help the NJ Spotlight community weather the storm

hurricane watch: Staying Ahead of the Storm
There’s no need to search the Web if you need if you need to find out something fast during Hurricane Sandy — whether it’s news about school closings or the location of the nearest shelter. NJ Spotlight has put together a list of links that should get you through the storm.


FEMA: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly

NJ Governor’s Office

NJ Office of Emergency Management

NJ Office of Emergency Management/Hurricane Survival Guide

Links to County Emergency Management Offices




Atlantic City Electric

Orange and Rockland

Links to Gas and Water Companies from NJ Board of Public Utilities


511 Travel Information

NJ Transit

Port Authority of NY & NJ


Red Cross


Google Interactive Crisis Map

Rutgers NJ Weather and Climate Network

National Weather Service

National Weather Service Flood Information

Other Links

Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist at Rutgers University: Hurricane Resources