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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
305 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK...

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

TODAY`S TOPIC...HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

BOATERS...BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL A
HURRICANE WARNING TO SECURE YOUR BOAT. BY THE TIME A HURRICANE
WARNING IS ISSUED... IT IS OFTEN TOO LATE TO BE WORKING ON A DOCK
SAFELY. LISTEN TO WEATHER FORECASTS AND PLAN AHEAD. HAUL YOUR BOAT
TO ADD ADDITIONAL LINES DURING A HURRICANE OR TROPICAL STORM WATCH,
WHICH IS ISSUED BEFORE A WARNING 48 HOURS BEFORE THE ANTICIPATED
ONSET OF STORM WINDS.

THIS MESSAGE WAS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND
THE NATIONAL SAFE BOATING COUNCIL. VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE ON THE WEB AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV AND THE NATIONAL SAFE BOATING
COUNCIL AT WWW.SAFEBOATINGCOUNCIL.ORG.

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