National Preparedness Month: Hurricanes and Inclement Weather
Posted at 12:30 p.m.
Hurricanes can bring heavy rain, high winds and power outages can occur. Flooding, downed power lines, uprooted trees and flooded vehicles are all possible.
To stay safe, make sure you have an emergency kit prepared and listen to any and all messages from emergency response personnel.
To stay safe from hurricanes and inclement weather, be sure to sign up for severe weather alerts from Fairfax Alerts (www.fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts).
Learn more about preparing for hurricanes, as well as all hazards, on our emergency information Web page.
About Fairfax County Emergency InformationOfficial emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.
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