Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
800 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...INFLATABLE LIFE JACKETS...

THE FOLLOWING IS A SAFE BOATING MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL SAFE BOATING
COUNCIL AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, REMINDING YOU THAT NATIONAL
SAFE BOATING WEEK IS MAY 16TH THROUGH MAY 22ND.

JUST PULL TO INFLATE!  INFLATABLE LIFE JACKETS ARE EMERGING AS A SAFE,
POPULAR ALTERNATIVE TO THE "TRADITIONAL" LIFE JACKET.  THIS TYPE OF LIFE
JACKET CAN BE INFLATED ONLY WHEN YOU NEED THEM, AND UNTIL THEN REMAIN
COMPACT, LIGHTWEIGHT AND THE LEAST BULKY OF ALL LIFE JACKETS.  AVAILABLE
IN OVER-THE-SHOULDER "SUSPENDER" STYLES, AROUND-THE-WAIST "BELT-PACK" DESIGN,
AND THE FULLER-BODY "VEST" DESIGN, NO MATTER WHAT THE ACTIVITY OR STYLE
CHOSEN, THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS THIS: REMEMBER TO GRAB A LIFE JACKET AND
"WEAR IT!"

TO LEARN MORE, VISIT THE NATIONAL SAFE BOATING COUNCIL ONLINE, AT
WWW.SAFEBOATINGCOUNCIL.ORG  (ALL LOWER CASE).

CHECK WWW.WEATHER.GOV OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS FOR THE
LATEST MARINE FORECASTS AND WARNINGS.

$$

KAH


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