The areas to be evacuated are:
Patchogue south of Main Street
East Patchogue south of Main Street east to the intersection
Bellport south of South Country Road
Brookhaven hamlet south of South Country Road
Shirley south of Golden Gate/ Neighborhood Road
Mastic Beach Village
Moriches south of Main Street
Center Moriches south of Main Street
Cedar Beach peninsula in Mount Sinai
The Brookhaven Animal Shelter is working together with the Suffolk County SPCA to help the beloved pets of evacuees. The Suffolk County Community College Riverhead-Woodland Campus at 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead will be open for residents and their pets at 10 am tomorrow. Anyone that has a pet should bring medical records, food, medications, collars with identification and leashes, small litter boxes for cats as well as carriers/crates to house their pets and keep them safe.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says public transportation in and around New York City will shut down around noon Saturday in advance of Hurricane Irene. This includes the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Access-a-Ride. The MTA will institute a system-wide shutdown when trains and buses begin their final runs around noon.
Above is a link to the Red Cross Shelter list. Please note that these shelters only open when a determination to open them is made. Longwood HS is a Tier One shelter.