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Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives to Tropical Storm Ida


TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 through Friday, September 10, 2021, to honor the 27 individuals who have passed away and four individuals who remain missing in the wake of Tropical Storm Ida.

“Tropical Storm Ida has brought significant loss and devastation to our great state,” said Governor Phil Murphy. “It is with immense sadness that we mourn the loss of all those who perished, and those who remain missing, in the wake of this historic storm. We vow to honor and remember each one them as part of our New Jersey family.”

For the full text of Executive Order No. 260, click here.