2015 Hurricane Preparedness Week
Posted at 11 a.m.
Now is a good time to plan how to protect your family during these powerful storms in advance of the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins on Monday, June 1. The “How to Prepare for a Hurricane” guide (PDF) provides valuable information about planning for evacuation and shelter, and how to avoid flood waters and high winds during a hurricane.
Whitney Kazragis from our emergency management office also has some great advice on preparing — as well as how to save money on your preparedness supplies during the statewide hurricane preparedness sales tax holiday, underway now through Sunday, May 31.
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- Wind Advisory issued November 18 at 1:36PM EST until November 19 at 3:00PM EST by NWS November 18, 2017...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM EST SUNDAY... The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 4 AM to 3 PM EST Sunday. * TIMING...An initial burst of strong winds may occur with the passage of a strong cold front late tonight. Winds may diminish
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SULLY DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 4400 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, package from residence STOLEN VEHICLES: None reported MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION BURGLARY: 7900 block of Woodpecker Way, 11/16/17 around 6:30 a.m. Someone entered the residence and stole cash. LARCENIES: None reported STOLEN VEHICLES: None reported MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 8300 block of Leesburg Pike, cell phone […]
Detectives around Fairfax County are investigating four burglaries of occupied homes in the last two days. The crimes appear to be connected. Around 2 a.m. yesterday, officers responded to two homes in the Fair Oaks District within walking distance of one another after residents were awakened by noises in the middle of the night. This […]
SULLY DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 14700 block of Green Park Way, package from business 14100 block of Lee Highway, cell phone from business 5800 block of Trinity Parkway, skateboard from residence STOLEN VEHICLES: 5100 block of Westfields Boulevard, 2000 Toyota Sienna MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 2500 block of Parkers Lane, license plates from vehicle 7300 […]
SULLY DISTRICT STATION MALICIOUS WOUNDING: 4000 block of Kimberley Glen Court, 11/14/17 around 6:15 p.m. Officers responded for a report of a stabbing and found a victim with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect is described as a male dressed in all dark clothing. LARCENIES: 61200 block of Hoskins Hollow Circle, wallet from vehicle 13800 block of […]
We are heading into the holiday season, but it’s not a time of joy for everyone. In 2017, our Victim Services Section worked over 300 cases involving child victims, as well as child witnesses of domestic and sexual violence. Many of these children will not get to celebrate the holidays this year due to the […]