SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton on Monday evening declared a civil emergency for the city. Accompanying the civil emergency was a curfew that remains in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday.
The curfew prohibits any person or persons from walking, standing, loitering or driving on city streets and roads, with the exception of authorized emergency personnel.
The city advised residents affected by Hurricane Sandy to go to the James M. Bennett High School shelter.
The city on Monday evacuated several residents in the area of Fitzwater and Main streets due to high water. Several city streets were closed during the height of the storm but some were reopened by Tuesday morning.