Public Information Statement
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000 NOUS41 KOKX 111009 PNSOKX CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179- 120000- Public Information Statement National Weather Service New York NY 609 AM EDT Thu May 11 2017 ...National Hurricane Preparedness Week is from May 7 to May 13... ...Strengthen Your Home... If you plan to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane building code specifications. Many of these retrofits do not cost much or take as long to do as you may think. Have the proper plywood, steel, or aluminum panels to board up the windows and doors. Remember, the garage door is the most vulnerable part of the home, so it must be able to withstand the winds. The next statement will focus on Trusted Sources of Information for a Hurricane Event. Be prepared this hurricane season and visit hurricanes.gov and ready.gov/hurricanes. $$

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