Thompson: Hurricane Sandy a Very Serious Storm

BELLEFONTE – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement on Hurricane Sandy:

“As Pennsylvania begins to feel the impact of Hurricane Sandy, I want to reiterate the importance of keeping up to date with the latest storm information from local news outlets and notifications and preparedness guidelines from local emergency authorities.

“Our region is set to experience sustained high winds, heavy rain and flooding, which could all continue for several days. I also encourage everyone to utilize www.Ready.gov and other online resources, which will help all of us remain as informed as possible of the storm’s trajectory, along with safety precautions that can be taken now and following the storm.”

Additional Emergency and Storm Information:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security – www.Ready.gov

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – http://www.noaa.gov/

National Weather Service – http://www.weather.gov/

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (flooding, debris clean-up and removal, home well disinfection, and emergency permitting information): click here.

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