May 30, 2006
WVEC-TV13 provides HURRICANE WATCH brochures to residents of Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina
Norfolk, VA. -- WVEC-TV13, the most watched station in Hampton Roads for local news * prepares Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina residents with HURRICANE WATCH . This free publication from the 13NEWS WEATHER LAB team, is a twenty-four page brochure containing comprehensive information to prepare for hurricane season. HURRICANE WATCH includes must-have supplies, emergency management phone numbers, evacuation maps, coastal flooding dangers and more.
"WVEC-TV13 has done a fantastic job in gathering factual hurricane awareness information in this year's HURRICANE WATCH brochure," said Norfolk Department of Emergency Preparedness and Response Deputy Director James Talbot. "Each Person living in the coastal areas of Virginia and North Carolina should carefully read the information provided by WVEC-TV13. This information will improve your preparedness and could even save your life." Talbot added .
Residents should be directed to pick up their free copy of HURRICANE WATCH, available at area Hampton Roads Dodge Dealers, participating Allstate Agents, the Virginia Aquarium Hurricane Preparedness Exhibit and any Hampton Roads Big K-Mart and Super K-Mart store. HURRICANE WATCH is also sponsored by the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. Brochures are available while supplies last.
" to say the least, last season was historic and catastrophic" said WVEC-TV13 President and General Manager Nick Nicholson. "Right now is the time to prepare and protect your family. HURRICANE WATCH is the first step in planning." Nicholson added.
Media Outlets are invited to download a .pdf of HURRICANE WATCH by visiting:
*according to Nielsen Overnights for May 2006.
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