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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Town to Close Beaches, Pools, Marinas and More Starting Saturday at 9:00 PM

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Farmingville, NY – –In anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Henri on Sunday, August 22, the Town of Brookhaven has announced that all Town Pools, Beaches, Marinas, Recreation Centers, Senior Centers and Nature Centers will be closed starting at 9:00 pm on Saturday, August 21 and remain closed until further notice. All Parks and Recreation programs are also canceled. In addition, the parking lot at Port Jefferson Harbor will also be closed.

The storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall and severe wind gusts on Sunday into Monday. Flooding is also expected, especially along the north shore. The Town will open its Emergency Operation Center at 9:00 am on Sunday to provide around the clock hurricane monitoring while it approaches and tracks over Long Island. Visit www.brookhavenNY.gov/Hurricane for access to the Town of Brookhaven’s Hurricane Survival Guide. It includes preparations, important phone numbers, tips, lists, a Family Disaster Kit check list and more.

Residents can visit the Town’s website or follow the Town on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter @BrookhavenTown for up-to-date storm related news, information, weather updates and emergency contact numbers. Call 451-TOWN (8696) to report storm related issues, and 911 for police, fire and ambulance emergencies only. To report a power outage or downed wires, call PSEG at 800-490-0075 or go to www.psegliny.com to file a report online.

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