Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 15-21

Posted at 1 p.m.

This week, May 15-21, is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Their impacts can be felt hundreds of miles inland, including dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes.

Here’s five things you might not know about hurricanes.

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Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. Take time now to prepare.

Learn more about hurricanes and follow the daily safety tip from NOAA at www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/hurricane_preparedness.html.

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

One response to “Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 15-21”

  1. Ed Rice says :

    On May 16, 2016, at 1:01 PM, Fairfax County Emergency Information wrote:

    Here’s five things you might not know about hurricanes.

    Here **ARE** five things. Here IS some information.