Monday, July 15, 2024

York County Prepares for Impact of Tropical Storm

YORK COUNTY — York County said its staff continues to monitor the track and potential impact this weekend of Potential Tropical Cyclone 16.

Due to the potential for coastal flooding caused by the storm, the county has opened the parking lots at the McReynolds Athletic Complex at 412 Sports Way and Chisman Creek Park at 1314 Wolf Trap Road have been opened for the parking of vehicles — RVs, boats, trailers, trucks, etc. The county is asking citizens to remove their vehicles from these lots by Monday afternoon. Vehicles should not be parked at county school sites.

The following county programs/services are affected by the storm:

  • Yorktown Market Days scheduled for tomorrow, Sept. 23, has been canceled. In addition, the Yorktown Trolley will not be in operation tomorrow.
  • Riverwalk Landing Piers are closed tomorrow.
  • This evening’s Skate, Rattle, and Roll program is canceled. All weekend skating parties are canceled.
  • York County’s parks are closed Saturday and Sunday, and all Parks & Recreation activities are canceled for the weekend.
  • York County School Division is closing two hours early today. The release schedule is available online.

The county is asking residents to secure loose outdoor items, including planters, lawn furniture, grills, etc., charge phones and other mobile devices in case of power outages, and continue to monitor York County’s website and local television stations for updates.  The county will also continue to post information on its Facebook page.

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