York County ARES has moved to a level 1 alert. York County Emergency Management has activated their EOC and is currently coordinating with local agencies and responders. York County ARES has not been advised of a pending activation but all members should be prepared for a possible level 2 or level 3 activation.
York County ARES is currently activated at the request of the Nation Weather Service as a result of the Blizzard Warning currently in effect for our area. The following weather warnings and advisories are currently in effect for our area:
- Blizzard Warning
- Coastal Flood Warning
- Hurricane Force Wind Warning
Heavy snow and high winds are expected, travel will be near impossible at times except with heavy 4×4 vehicles. Power outages are expected. In the event of the loss of the primary ARES repeater, operations will work on the secondary ARES repeater or primary simplex frequency. Refer to the York County ARES Communications Plan for detailed information.
This information is current as of 1000 and will be updated as necessary.