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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
900 AM CDT FRI MAR 22 2015

...MAY 16 THROUGH MAY 22 IS NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK...TODAYS
SUBJECT...HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS...

THE FOLLOWING IS A SAFE BOATING MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL SAFE
BOATING COUNCIL AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR THIS YEARS
NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK.

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 TOO LATE TO BE WORKING ON A DOCK SAFELY.

LISTEN TO WEATHER FORECASTS AND PLAN AHEAD. HAUL OUT YOUR BOAT OR
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 HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
AND THE NATIONAL SAFE BOATING COUNCIL.


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