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First, they should return home only when local authorities say it is safe to do so and listen to local news or a NOAA Weather Radio for updated information and instructions.
NOAA weather radio With tone-alert feature, if possible, that automatically alerts you when a watch or warning is issued in your area.
The state's Emergency Management website advices that people evacuate away from shoreline areas when they hear the three-minute blast or see sudden sea level changes, then tune in to a local radio or TV station or NOAA weather radio station for further information.
The service, a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), provides on NOAA Weather Radio general forecasts, severe weather warnings or watches, and hazard warnings for lakes and other bodies of water.
If your vessel is not equipped with NOAA weather radios, get to know the weather story from local television stations and the National Weather Service briefings.
I was photographing changing aspens in the mesa country of western Colorado," he recalls, "when I picked up a report from NOAA weather radio that an early autumn storm was coming.
Tips for a Basic Emergency Kit: * Water - one gallon per person per day for at least three days * Food - at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food * Clothing - A change of clothing and a sleeping bag for each person * Filter masks - cover mouth and nose with 2-3 layers of a cotton T-shirt, towels or filter mask * Duct tape, heavy weight garbage bags, plastic sheeting - to protect against debris and toxins * Battery-powered or hand crank radio, a NOAA Weather Radio, extra batteries * Cell Phone and charger * Flashlight and extra batteries * First aid kit - sterile gloves; adhesive bandages; antibiotic ointment; gauze pads; iodine/alcohol pads; medical tape; pain reliever; emergency Mylar blanket; thermometer; prescription medications, and prescribed medical supplies.
App provides peril-based mitigation and preparedness tools and weather forecasting functions with the added value of NOAA weather radio technology.