Find Out About Hurricane Preparedness on Channel 16
Aug. 5, 2009
The television program “Hurricane Preparedness” will air on Fairfax County Government Channel 16 during the month of August at 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Aug. 15, 22 and 29. The program features personnel from the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management, National Weather Service and the American Red Cross offering tips and information about hurricanes and how residents of Fairfax County can better prepare.
“Hurricane Preparedness” can also be seen online.
Hurricane Camille in 1969 and Hurricane Isabel in 2003 showed that Virginia and Fairfax County are susceptible to all levels of tropical systems, from tropical depressions to severe Category 5 hurricanes, and the damage and destruction they can cause.
Hurricane season began June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. Tune in to “Hurricane Preparedness” to find out how to prepare yourself, your family and your home this hurricane season.
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director, Office of Public Affairs
703-324-3189, TTY 711, Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711