Thursday, July 3, 2014

How will you prepare for Arthur? #HurricaneArthur #2014@Readygov #HurricanePrep




Hurricanes have the power to cause widespread devastation, and can affect both coastal and inland areas. How to Prepare for a Hurricane explains how to protect yourself and your property, and details the steps to take now so that you can act quickly at a time when every second counts.

Hurricanes have the power to cause widespread devastation, and can affect both coastal and inland areas.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season began on May 15 and will end on November 30.

Ready.gov/hurricanes  has  tips about  and what to do to prepare.

  WEAs (Wireless Emergency Alerts) and their life-saving potential http://www.ready.gov/alerts:

Wireless Emergency Alerts are automatic texts sent to you in an emergency. Alerts received at the right time can help keep you safe during an emergency. With WEA, warnings can be sent to your mobile device when you may be in harm's way, without need to download an app or subscribe to a service.

 steps to take Before, During and After a Hurricane listed on Ready.gov/Hurricanes

o   Building an Emergency Kit (http://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit)

o   Making a Family Communications Plan (http://www.ready.gov/family-communications)

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