Atlantic hurricane season begins

The Atlantic hurricane season is underway today, and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency wants you to be prepared in the event of a hurricane or a coastal storm. 

The season lasts for six months.  US government forecasters expect an above-average season, with three to six major hurricanes possible.  The country has not taken a direct hit from a major hurricane in nearly five  years, but emergency management officials say luck can only last so long.

 

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency maintains a checklist of preparation tips for residents and visitors:  CLICK HERE

The Federal Emergency Management Agency also encourages citizens to make social media part of their preparation plan.  FEMA maintains a Twitter account and a Facebook Page.  For more about the hurricane season nationally, CLICK HERE.

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