4 p.m. Sunday, January 22, 2017 The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and a Coastal Flood Advisory for our area in effect for Monday, Jan. 23. Residents and visitors are advised to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions during this period.The wind warning will be in effect 3 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday with sustained winds of 30 mph to 40 mph and gusts as high as 60 mph. Loose objects on your property should be brought inside or secured. All contractors are asked to secure job sites in advance of the storm.The flood advisory will be in effect 3 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. Minor tidal flooding could occur through three high tide cycles. High tides will occur at approximately 4:39 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, then at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday on the bay side.Flooding is likely prior to the time of high tide and may last for several hours. Vehicles should be moved from areas that typically experience tidal flooding well in advance of these tides.Heavy rain is expected to fall from Sunday night through Monday and contribute to street flooding.Please write down the following emergency contact numbers for local utility companies should you experience outages or other problems during the upcoming storm:Atlantic City Electric: 800-833-7476South Jersey Gas: 888-766-9900Comcast Cable: 800-COMCAST (800-266-2278)For Police & Fire Department emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, call 609-399-9111.The utility companies recommend you contact them directly as soon as you experience a problem so that they can properly track outages and repairs.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Twenty-one marketing partners will be recognized with well-deserved special awards during the national IMCA banquet on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Lincoln, Neb.Performance Bodies will receive a 35-year sponsor award while Sunoco Race Fuels receives a 25-year plaque.Twenty-year sponsors are Edelbrock, Hypercoils, Jet Racing and KRC.Axle Exchange and Brinn Transmissions are 15-year recipients while Classic Trophy, Dakota Track Side, Flow Design and Larry Shaw Race Cars all get 10-year awards.Casey’s General Store, Champ Pans, EMI, Kupper Chevrolet, Leary Racing Products, Penske Shocks, QuickCar Products, RAM Clutches and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center all will be recognized for five years of support for IMCA drivers.The awards banquet will be held at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in downtown Lincoln. Drivers winning championships and rookie of the year awards will also be honored and track sanction awards will be presented during the evening.Cocktails are at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony to follow. Tickets are $35 each and available by calling the IMCA home office at 319 472-2201.An order form is published on page A3 of the October newsletter and a list of names of those attending should accompany each ticket order.Banquet goers should call 866 706-7706 and request the IMCA group rate regarding overnight accommodations. RSVPs are also requested from those planning to attend the Friday, Nov. 24 open house at the Smith Collection of American Speed, on the Speedway Motors campus in Lincoln.