Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
928 AM CDT FRI MAR 21 2014

...INDIANA SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK...

THE RECOVERY PROCESS AFTER A NATURAL DISASTER CAN BE LONG AND
DIFFICULT. MANY THINGS NEED TO BE DONE BY EVERYONE. HERE IS A LIST
OF THE TASKS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED.

YOU CONTINUE ASSESSING YOUR NEEDS. CONTACT EXTENDED FAMILY. CONTACT
YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY. ARRANGE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE WITH PUBLIC
OFFICIALS IF NECESSARY. REPORT YOUR DAMAGE TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONTINUES DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TO NOTE
THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGE AND CAUSE OF THE DAMAGE AND POSTS THIS
INFORMATION TO THEIR WEBSITE. THE DAMAGE REPORT ALSO BECOMES THE
OFFICIAL RECORD IN THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM DATA
PUBLICATIONS USED BY INSURANCE COMPANIES TO VALIDATE CLAIMS.

THE MEDIA CONTINUES BROADCASTS OF RECOVERY EFFORTS PROVIDING
LISTINGS OF RESOURCES TO TURN TO FOR HELP. NEWS CREWS ON THE
STREET REPORT LIVE FROM DAMAGE RECOVERY AREAS.

EMERGENCY RESPONDERS CONTINUE TO AID FAMILIES IN ANY RECOVERY
EFFORTS AS WELL AS CLEAN UP OPERATIONS. DEBRIS REMOVAL FROM ROADS
AND RESTORING COMMUNICATIONS ARE IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS CARRIED OUT.

HOMELAND SECURITY PERSONNEL CONTINUE MANAGING AVAILABLE MANPOWER
AND MATERIAL RESOURCES FOR RECOVERY. HOMELAND SECURITY ALSO BEGINS
FEDERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS MAINTAIN VOLUNTEER OPERATIONS WITH OPEN
SHELTERS AND PROVIDE LIFE SUSTAINING SUPPLIES.

ON SATURDAY WE WILL REVIEW SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK.

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