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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:00 AM EDT on May 30, 2015


... National hurricane preparedness week ends today...

Today is the last day of National hurricane preparedness week. We will
provide some actions that should be taken before and during a hurricane.

If your area is under a Hurricane Warning... closely monitor radio...
television... or NOAA Weather Radio for official bulletins. All
preparedness actions should be rushed to completion. Follow
instructions from local officials and leave immediately if told to
do so.

When evacuating... leave early... in daylight if possible. Stay with
friends or relatives... at a low-rise hotel or pre-designated public
shelter outside a flood zone. Notify neighbors and family members
outside of the warned area of your evacuation plans. Bring along
important papers such as insurance policies.

If you choose not to evacuate... be sure you are not at risk from
flooding. Stay inside a well-constructed building but plan what you
will do if your building suffers structural failure.

Turn your refrigerator to maximum cold and open only as necessary.
Also... unplug small appliances and turn off utilities if told to do
so by authorities

Fill the Bath tub and large containers with water for sanitary purposes.

During the storm... stay away from windows and doors... even if they are
covered. Close all interior doors and secure and brace external
doors. Take Refuge on the lowest level of the building in a small
interior room... closet... or hallway. If you are in a multiple-story
building and away from the water... go to the first or second floor
and take Refuge in the Halls or other interior rooms away from the
windows.

Be alert for the calm center... or eye... of the storm. After the eye
passes your location the winds will change direction and quickly
return to hurricane strength.

For additional information on hurricanes visit the following websites...

National Hurricane Center... www.Hurricanes.Gov

National Weather Service Charleston... www.Weather.Gov/chs/tropical


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Lakeshore Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Lakeshore Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Maryland - Record Report
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Areal Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch
Pennsylvania - Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
- Small Craft Advisory
- Small Craft Advisory