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Town of Palm Beach News Release

Posted on: November 8, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Evacuation Order Issued for the Town of Palm Beach

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Palm Beach County has issued an emergency evacuation order that will go into effect on barrier islands on November 9 at 7:00 a.m.  

The Town of Palm Beach remains under a Hurricane and Storm Surge Warning. A hurricane warning means hurricane-force winds (sustained winds of 74 – 95 mph) are expected in the area within 36 hours. A Storm Surge Warning means there is a possibility of life-threatening inundation from rising water moving inland from the coastline in the warning locations during the next 36 hours. Waterfront property owners are encouraged to assess and document pre-storm conditions before any potential storm surge arrives. A flood watch has been issued for the area effective 7:00 am on November 9. A Flood Watch is issued when favorable conditions for a specific hazardous weather event occur. 

Up to date, Tropical Nicole resources are available now for users of the FSWN Town of Palm Beach Weather STEM unit. You can get the latest information on Nicole on the web, by e-mail, text message, and phone. On your computer or mobile phone, go to: https://nicole.weatherstem.com 

Due to weather conditions from Tropical Storm Nicole, effective Wednesday, November 9, 2022, the following scheduling changes will take place: 

Town Hall, Main Beach, and Phipps Ocean Parks will be closed to the public until further notice.  

PZB: Construction site visits will continue until noon tomorrow. 

Recreation: 

Palm Beach Par 3 and the Al Fresco restaurant will be closed on Wednesday, November 9. 

Phipps Ocean Park and Seaview Park Tennis Centers will be closed on Wednesday, November 9.  

The Mandel Recreation Center will be closed on Wednesday, November 9.   

Postponement of Palm Beach Rotary Foundation Flags for Heroes Event due to Tropical Storm Nicole  

The Palm Beach Rotary Club of Palm Beach with The Main Street Palm Beach Association, Inc. has postponed their Flags for Heroes event due to Tropical Storm Nicole, scheduled to take place Tuesday, November 8 through Friday, November 18, 2022, in Bradley Park. This event will be rescheduled for a date determined in the new year. 

Future updates will be provided tomorrow as the situation changes. 

Town officials are warning residents not to focus on the exact track of Nicole since it is expected to be a large storm with hazards extending far outside the forecast cone. Tropical Storm Nicole will produce heavy rainfall by Wednesday night and Thursday across the Florida Peninsula. Please stay connected to future Town updates and local news services for the latest information. 

For more information, please stay connected by visiting the Town of Palm Beach Website at www.TownofPalmBeach.com and signing up for Town of Palm Beach Alerts. 

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