Hurricane Harvey: Stay Safe with These NOAA and FEMA Resources

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Hurricane Harvey
NOAA's GOES-16 satellite captured this geocolor image of Hurricane Harvey (formerly a tropical storm) in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday morning, August 24, 2017 (courtesy of nesdis.noaa.gov).

Hurricane Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas and Louisiana this week. Please heed the advice of local emergency management officials and refer to your local weather forecast at www.weather.gov.

Safety tips and resources:

  • Check your local forecast for updates, and abide by instructions from local authorities to protect life and property
  • Take preparation actions now, and be sure you know what to do before, during, and after the hurricane: www.ready.gov/hurricanes (en Español: www.listo.gov/es/huracanes)
  • Get real-time weather alerts through the FEMA app for Apple or Android devices: www.fema.gov/fema-app
  • Follow your local forecast office on Twitter for the latest area-specific updates: www.weather.gov/socialmedia

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Last updated: 2017-10-12 13:21

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