Florida’s State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has activated to Level Two in response to Tropical Storm Isaac.
It was a busy morning in the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management as personnel took part in a Category 3 Hurricane simulation. This year’s hypothetical hurricane was named “Gispert” and it was simulated to test state and county emergency management offices.
The federal government is running the first ever nationwide test of its Emergency Alert System (EAS) Wednesday on every TV station, radio outlet, satellite service and cable system.
A rapidly intensifying Hurricane Irene will be the first hurricane to seriously threaten the U.S. in almost three years.
The nearly two thousand attendees at the annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Ft. Lauderdale will hear from the governor himself and the director of the National Hurricane Center on Wednesday.