Friday, October 26, 2012
Tracking & Preparing for Hurricane Sandy
Forecasters have warned that Hurricane Sandy could impact Northeastern states, including Rhode Island, as early as next week. For the latest information, satellite, radar images and local forecasts, please visit the:
The key to weather safety is good preparation. Be sure to read through these resources as you prepare for extreme weather:
- FEMA - Are You Ready? Guide
- National Weather Service Weather Safety
- Be a Force of Nature with NOAA's Weather-Ready Nation
- NWS Storm-Ready Sites & Communities
- Ready.gov Kids
- American Red Cross
If you experience power outages during or after the storm, please contact your utilities provider. To view a list of local utilities providers, you may visit the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission and Division of Public Utilities Carriers or National Grid websites.
In case of an emergency, please call 911 or contact the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency at (401) 946-9996.