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Hurricane Preparedness – Having a Plan

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Knowing what you will do in the event of an emergency is one of the single most important things you can do to protect you and your family. Hurricanes are no exception. With June 1 marking the being of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, now is the time to prepare a plan that will help protect […]

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Hurricane Season Is Here, Take Action.

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Hurricane season has arrived. With today being the start of hurricane season, have you taken action to protect your family? Have you put together an evacuation plan for your family? Do you know the evacuation route that you should take when ordered to evacuate? Do you have a hurricane preparedness kit? Have you gathered important […]

Fire Safety

FIREWISE

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Becoming Firewise is a process. A Firewise person pays attention to those details in his or her environment that may start or encourage the spread of a wildfire. Click the link below to learn more! FIREWISE

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Hurricane Preparedness – Inland Flooding

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When it comes to hurricanes, wind speeds do not tell the whole story. Hurricanes produce storm surges, tornadoes, and often the most deadly of all — inland flooding. Flooding is not an aspect of a hurricane that only coastal residents have to fear. Inland flooding can be a major threat to communities hundreds of miles from […]

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Hurricane Preparedness – Winds and Wind Fields

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The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November, with the peak season from mid-August to late October.  Hurricanes can cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles inland.Hurricanes can cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles inland. Hurricane can produce winds exceeding 155 miles per hour as well as tornadoes and mircrobursts. Hurricanes […]