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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.

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