Wednesday, May 23, 2007

This just in from the Alabama EMA...

As you already know, this week has been designated as Hurricane Awareness Week and many activities are going on around the country to prompt people to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season that starts next Thursday, June 1st.

The NOAA and the National Hurricane Center released their forecast yesterday and they have the following:




For the full story, please follow this link to the National Hurricane Center's Story: http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2007/s2864.htm

This being said, Mobile Weather National Service Office and Alabama EMA have once again partnered to produce the 2007 Hurricane Awareness Booklet. It has been published and is being distributed in Schools in Mobile and Baldwin Counties along with booklets to the EMA Offices in Alabama's southernmost counties. You may download a copy of this booklet at the following web site: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mob/

Many preparedness tools are available online to aid you in your preparations. The following links are a few of the web resources available:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) preparedness resources: http://www.fema.gov/hazard/hurricane/hu_season.shtm

A free online hurricane planning tool, follow this link: http://www.onestorm.org

The "Hurricane Strike" education program which is a hurricane preparedness learning tool for the family geared toward children and endorsed by FEMA, NOAA, The Weather Channel and the American Red Cross, may be found at the follow link: https://www.meted.ucar.edu/loginForm.php?urlPath=hurrican

Please pass this information to all those in your offices and agencies and prompt them to make plans and preparations for the 2007 Hurricane Season.

6 comments:

Dewdrop said...

Oh where, oh where has Mike gone?

Rick said...

Mike is secretly planning something...;-)

Dewdrop said...

Don't force me to make a poll about Alabama Mike never updating...

Rick said...

LOLOL!!! Go for it! Mike going to be on vacation next week. May not be able to even leave the county. Gas prices are killing me!

Mike said...

Nothing like getting slammed on my own blog!!! Hey, I'm just glad someone cares! Please don't dew the poll.

Dewdrop said...

You know we care! Loyal readers with nothing to read... sheesh. Don't make me Dew it Mike, don't make me Dew it!!