Congressman Andy Harris’ Office to Host Weather-Emergency Preparedness Event

The Height of Hurricane Season Occurs Between Mid-August and Late October, Congressman Says

Washington, DC: The Office of Congressman Andy Harris has announced it will host a Weather – Emergency Preparedness Event to be held Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MD 21811.  The event will run from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM and is free and open to the public.

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), the Lower shore counties, the Red Cross, and Delmarva Power will be on hand to provide local residents with information and to answer questions about the dangers of and preparedness for lightning, tornadoes, and hurricanes.

“The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October,” said Congressman Harris.  “Most of Maryland’s First District is on the coast, and I want its residents to be fully prepared for the damage that can come from heavy rains and wind, lightning, or, God forbid, a hurricane.”

If you have any questions or would like to RSVP for the event, please contact Rep. Harris’ Salisbury District Office at 443-944-8624.

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