Emergency Preparedness – Hurricane Lee – 16 to 17 September

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Residents are encouraged to prepare for the impacts of this weekends impending storm, beginning Saturday morning through to Sunday afternoon. Hurricane Lee is expected to bring a range of 50-100+ millimeters of rain and wind gusts of up to 60-80 kilometers/per hour, in most regions and 100 kilometers/per hour winds along coastal areas. Ensure you make a household emergency plan, have cleaned and secured outdoor spaces and have an emergency kit prepared.

The impacts of similar storms in the past have caused water-pooling on roads, power outages and localized flooding in low-level prone areas. In the event of a significant power outage, the Fire Hall will be open and residents can come to charge their electronic devices and fill your water containers (please bring your own containers).

The following are some helpful resources to keep you informed and prepared: