National Hurricane Preparedness Media Availability

John Wendel
John.Wendel@MeckNC.gov
5/16/2022
Mecklenburg County Seal, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services and the Charlotte Crown

What: National Hurricane Preparedness media availability

Who: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services

When: Monday, May 16, 2022, 10 a.m.

Where: Addison Drive at McMullen Creek - 5123 Addison Drive, Charlotte, NC

Why: Hurricane season is June 1-Nov. 30. In 2021, there were 21 named tropical systems in the Atlantic Basin. Inland flooding is the second leading cause of fatalities during tropical storms and hurricanes. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services is sharing important information as NOAA’s (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) prediction is for another active hurricane season.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Flood safety tips
  • National Flood Insurance Program
  • Floodplain information – learn if your property is in a floodplain
  • Low-cost flood sensors
  • Flood Information Notification System (FINS) – track rainfall and stream levels near your home
  • Sign-up for CharMeck Alerts

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