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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
605 AM EDT Fri May 20 2016

...National Hurricane Preparedness Week is from May 15 to May 21...

Please join the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Upton New
York in observing National Hurricane Preparedness Week.

Today`s topic covers identifying your trusted sources of
information for a hurricane event.

NOAA`s National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center
are your official sources for hurricane forecasts and the issuance of
hurricane watches and warnings. Your local NOAA National Weather
Service forecast office provides information regarding the expected
impacts from the storm for your area. Emergency managers will make
the decisions regarding evacuations.

Organizations such as FLASH make disaster safety recommendations.And
the media outlets will broadcast this information to you. All work
together to be your trusted sources, especially for those less able
to take care of themselves.

Be prepared this hurricane season...and visit

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