Emergency Management http://publicradioeast.org en Local Emergency Management Are Preparing For Active Hurricane Season http://publicradioeast.org/post/local-emergency-management-are-preparing-active-hurricane-season <p>Whether it’s storm surge models or hurricane warnings and watches, distributing information to the public is top priority during hurricanes or tropical storms.&nbsp; Local elected officials, weather service offices, the media, and County Emergency Management offices all play an integral role in keeping the public safe during severe weather.&nbsp; This week, Lee Jenkins examines how county emergency management help keep the public informed before, during and after a storm.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 16:10:19 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 15345 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/31/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-053113 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, the predictions for the 2013 hurricane season and how to prepare for what officials say could be an “extremely active” season.&nbsp; And, we discuss a new computer modeling program that’s been developed by North Carolina scientists to better predict the impact of storm surge and coastal flooding.&nbsp; Plus, we speak with local emergency management about how they're preparing to keep the public safe before, during and after a storm.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And online at publicradioeast.org.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:56:16 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 15232 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/31/13)