Hoboken Irene Impact Update

Hoboken Storm Update from City  Hall:
As of 7:00am, driving of personal vehicles is still not permitted in Hoboken.

At this time, flooding has occurred at:

• Willow Ave from Newark St to 1st St
• Newart St from Bloomfield St to Park Ave
• Park Ave from Observer Hwy to Newark St
• Madison St from 9th St to 11th St
• 10th St & Monroe St
• 1st St from Marshall St to Harrison St
• 9th St from Monroe St to Madison St
• 6th St from Monroe St to Jackson St
High tide will occur around 8:15am, rain is expected to continue, and flooding may worsen.

Trees were reported down on power lines at 6th & Jefferson and 5th & Grand. Power outages are reported along 5th Street from Adams to Jefferson and at 501 Marshall.

The shelter at the Wallace School, 1100 Willow Avenue, remains open. All 52 residents initially in the shelter were relocated to the Izod Center as a precaution. After an additional 13 residents appeared at the shelter, they were also bused to the Izod Shelter.

Da Horsey BREAKING:  PSE&G says that 8,800 Hoboken residents may lose power.