Emergency Alert: Incoming Hurricane Hilary. Warning for Southern California.
If Hurricane Hilary has enough energy to make landfall in So Cal this weekend, it’ll be the first in almost 85 years. The last tropical storm to make landfall was in 1939, Long Beach.
An urgent warning regarding the impending possible threat of Hurricane Hilary. This is a severe weather situation which may require immediate action and preparedness. The National Weather Service has forecasted that Hurricane Hilary will impact our region within the next 48 to 72 hours.
Hurricane Hilary is projected to bring strong winds, heavy rainfall, and potential storm surges. This could result in widespread power outages, flooding, and dangerous conditions.
Local authorities are closely monitoring the situation. If evacuation orders are issued, please follow them promptly and ensure that you have a safety kit, important documents, and essential supplies ready to take with you.
Secure outdoor objects, such as patio furniture, potted plants, and other items that could become projectiles in high winds. Board up windows and doors if necessary.
Keep a battery-powered radio or a charged mobile device with you to receive updates from local authorities, weather services, and emergency management agencies.
Prepare an emergency kit that includes non-perishable food, water, medications, first aid supplies, flashlights, batteries, and any necessary personal items.
Establish a communication plan with your family and friends. Inform them of your whereabouts and make sure everyone knows how to contact each other in case of separation.
Identify local emergency shelters in advance, and have a plan for where you and your family can stay if your home becomes uninhabitable.
Avoid unnecessary travel during the storm. Roads may become hazardous due to flooding and debris.
Make a list of emergency Contacts for your area.
Please take this warning seriously and prioritize your safety and the safety of your loved ones. Stay tuned to local news and weather updates for the latest information on Hurricane Hilary’s path and potential impacts. Your preparedness and cooperation are crucial in mitigating the potential dangers of this storm.
Remember that a standby generator should be just one component of a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan. It’s also crucial to have emergency supplies, such as food, water, first aid kits, and a communication plan in place. Stay informed about local emergency protocols and follow the guidance provided by local authorities and emergency management agencies.
Stay safe and take all necessary precautions.