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Gov. Christie Tells New Jerseyans To ‘Get The Hell Off The Beach’

“The most important bit of advice I can give to any of the 8.8 million citizens of this state is think — don’t react — think. Think about what you need to do to protect your life and the life of your family,” Christie said in a news conference.


Edward Velasquez loads up on water as he shops for hurricane supplies at Home Depot as he prepares for the possible arrival of Hurricane Irene.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Staying Ahead Of Hurricane Irene: Tips If Severe Weather Hits

As Hurricane Irene makes its way towards the U.S. and eventually up the east coast, Tri-State area residents are being urged to get ready.