Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:00 am CDT on March 22, 2015
... May 16 through may 22 is National safe boating week... todays
subject... hurricane preparedness...
The following is a safe boating message from the National safe
boating Council and the National Weather Service for this years
National safe boating week.
Boaters: be prepared for hurricane season. Do not wait until a
Hurricane Warning to secure your boat. By the time a Hurricane
Warning is issued... it is too late to be working on a dock safely.
Listen to weather forecasts and plan ahead. Haul out your boat or
add additional lines during a hurricane or tropical storm
watch... which is issued before a warning... 48 hours before the
anticipated onset of storm winds.
This message has been brought to you by the National Weather Service
and the National safe boating Council.
There are no active warnings for this location at this time.