Fellow Neighbors & Residents of Adams Point,
It is still early to truly predict the path and level of impact of Hurricane Florence, however it is important for everyone to prepare. We realize there are many of our neighbors that have moved here from other parts of the US and never experienced a hurricane. We wanted to encourage everyone to take it seriously. For those of us with a long history in NC, we have seen the unexpected and the worst in such storms.
Please start preparing and be sure to monitor the forecast. It is important to consider preparing for up to 14 days of supplies. If Florence stays on the current track and maintains its strength when making landfall, it could have a significant impact. In 1996 hurricane Fran followed a similar path to what we are seeing now and was one of the 10 most costly storms to strike the US, causing ~$2.5 Billion in damage in NC alone. People were stranded throughout the area for 7-14 days, and longer in some areas, due to flooding and downed trees.
The board will be monitoring the situation and will make a decision to close the pool by Tuesday. We want to have time to secure the pool area and all the furniture.
Our intention is not to scare anyone, but to make sure people are prepared and safe. The following link is to the Johnston County Emergency Services Hurricane Preparedness site which provides “Eight Steps for Hurricane/Major Storm Preparedness“.
As the site notes “It wasn’t raining when Noah started building the Ark!”
Friends and Neighbors prepare and stay safe, we will weather this together.
Adams Point HOA Board