FEMA Resources

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a lot of hurricane information available online:


FEMA also has created a list of Twitter accounts posting updates about Irene:


Some other helpful tips from FEMA:

  • Irene may cause flooding or flash flooding – avoid flooded areas and roads. Turn around, don’t drown.
  • Safety tips on your phone available at http://m.fema.gov.
  • For severe weather watches/warnings in your area: http://www.weather.gov or on your phone at http://mobile.weather.gov.
  • Receive text message updates from Twitter accounts posting Irene updates. Text follow and your acct name to 40404 (Twitter’s number).

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About Fairfax County Emergency Information

Official emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.