Luckily, most parts of Park Slope are on high enough ground to probably not need evacuation during Hurricane Sandy. However, Gowanus is in a potential flood plane.
Meteorologists are predicting, so long as the hurricane and weather conditions continue on the same pattern, for Hurricane Sandy to become the worst storm to hit the northeast in 100 years.
Earlier on Friday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference to tell city residents to “take preparations now” for the potential storm. And with high winds, tides and heavy rain expected, transit officials warn system shutdown possible, DOB halts outside construction and a decision on school closures to be made Sunday.
And what about potential home evacuations if the “perfect storm” collides with New York City? How do you know if your home is in a evacuation zone, especially if the “perfect storm” collides with New York City?
Well, thanks to a tweet from State Senator Daniel Squadron, Park Slope Patch got the scoop.