Atlantic City Electric is taking measures to stay ahead of the storm and prepare for any potential outages.The Press of Atlantic City reports, AC electric already has overline contractors and tree crews ready to be deployed if need be. The number to call to report an outage or downed wires is 1-800-833-7476.

A coastal flood warning is now in effect for New Jersey due to Hurricane Joaquin. Now may be a good time to prepare for the upcoming storm.