City finalizes map of new hurricane evacuation zones, covering another 600k New Yorkers

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By Teri Karush Rogers  |
June 18, 2013 - 1:11PM

New York City's Office of Emergency Management released a finalized map of its new hurricane evacuation zones today, replacing the old A-B-C lettering system with six zones numbered 1 through 6.  

According to this press release, the new zones--which were announced in preliminary form last month--encompass an additional 600,000 New Yorkers and bring the grand total of New Yorkers living in an evacuation zone to 37%.

Click here to find out whether your home--or prospective home--falls in an evacuation zone.


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