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Hurricane Info: Numbers, Shelters, Evacuation Routes [UPDATED]

Print out these numbers and maps, and keep them handy in case the power goes out.

Hurricane Info: Numbers, Shelters, Evacuation Routes [UPDATED]

Attached to this post are PDFs showing which areas of Southampton Town are subject to flooding during a hurricane, and maps showing evacuation routes for residents east and west of the Shinnecock Canal. Below, find a list of vital phone numbers to have during and after a hurricane, and a list of sites where shelters may be opening in the coming days.

Important Phone Numbers:

Print these phone numbers out and keep them in an accessible place, in case power goes out and you cannot get online to find this list again:

  • Southampton Town Office of Emergency Management: 631-728-3400


  • 911 (Do not call the emergency line just to ask for information.)


  • : 631-728-5000
  • : 631-283-0083
  • : 631-725-0247
  • : 631-653-4791
  • : 631-288-7811
  • Westhampton Village Police: 631-288-1654


  • American Red Cross of Suffolk County: 631-924-6700
  • Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management: 631-852-4900
  • NYS Insurance Department: 1-800-342-3736


  • Long Island Power Authority: 1-800-490-0075 (to report downed power lines or electrical emergency)
  • National Grid: 1-800-490-0045 (emergency gas safety service)
  • Suffolk County Water Authority (24-Hour Repairs): 631-665-0663
  • Water Authority (regular): 631-698-9500
  • Cablevision: 631-727-6300


  • : 631-283-4600
  • Hampton Luxury Liner: 631-567-5100
  • Long Island Rail Road: 718-217-5477
  • Suffolk County Transit (Bus): 631-852-5200


  • : 631-726-8200
  • Suffolk County Health Services: 631-853-3000


  • : 631-283-6000
  • : 631-283-0247
  • : 631-725-0222
  • : 631-537-0017
  • : 631-288-1654
  • Quogue Village Hall: 631-653-4498
  • West Hampton Dunes Village Hall: 631-288-657

In the event of evacuations, the town has several designated shelter sites. Keep an eye on Patch to find out which shelters are operating. If you can't get online, listen to local radio stations such as or .


Authorities ask for evacuaees to arrange to stay with friends or family, or check into a motel further inland, but shelters are available for those with no place else. to go.

  • - Pets will be accepted and taken off site.
  • - For people with special medical needs.
  • in Riverhead - Were accepting pets, but they have reached capacity.
  • , Sag Harbor


All mobile homes and low-lying, flood-prones areas in Southampton Town are subject to . Lt. Robert Pearce of the town police department said anyone in the evacuation zones who refuses to leave will be asked to sign a form assuming full liability for staying behind.

If going to a shelter bring a blanket, pillow, medicines, snacks, bottled water, reading materials, flashlight, extra, batteries. Make sure someone (friend, relative) knows where you are going. Also refer to the .

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