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The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
With the devastation to Moore, Oklahoma caused by a gigantic tornado that touched down on Tuesday May 20 still a major focus of attention, and the memory of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in September 2012 still fresh in people’s minds, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging people to prepare for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1. In addition, the week of May 26 through June 1 is officially designated as National Hurricane Preparedness Week.
Therefore, the feature story for this issue of the Forum Newsletter is given over to preparedness tips and suggestions from FEMA.
FEMA’s ready.gov website provides information on how to prepare for hurricanes. They provide the following tips and suggestions:
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