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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
748 AM EDT Fri May 12 2017

...National Hurricane Preparedness Week is from May 7 to May 13...
...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.

They all work together to be your trusted sources, especially for
those less able to take care of themselves.

The next statement will focus on a Written Hurricane Plan.

Be prepared this hurricane season and visit and

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