Officials in Cape May County say there are approximately 400 people at area shelters within the county limits.
As the storm approaches the area, officials with the county's Office of Emergency Management continue to encourage residents to take shelter.
In Ocean City, Sea Isle City and Strathmere, residents are being directed to the Upper Township Middle School at 525 Perry Road in the Petersburg section of Upper Township and to the Upper Township Elementary School at 50 Old Tuckahoe Road in Maramora.
Residents in Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, North Wildwood, West Wildwood, Cape May, West Cape May and Cape May Point are being sheltered at the Woodbine Developmental Center at 1175 DeHirsh Road in Woodbine.
Two animal shelters are also available to residents:
In Lower Township at 409 Breakwater Road in the Tomwar Building in the Cape May County Airport Complex. You can call 609-886-1619 for directions.
An animal shelter trailer is also available in Upper Township at the middle school, 525 Perry Road, Petersburg in Upper Township.
Rain at times expected tonight, Friday, and early Saturday. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Expect unsettled weather through Saturday morning as waves of showers and thunderstorms move through the area. Some of the storms may bring heavy downpours late tonight and again Friday afternoon.
Friday is still humid but by Saturday much cooler air moves in making it feel more like fall. Sunday is nice with a cool breeze and unseasonably low temperatures which last though early next week.
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