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Hurricane Earl Information

September 2010

Hurricane Earl is projected to impact Lamoine sometime Friday, September 3, 2010 into Saturday September 4, 2010. Signifcant rain and winds and surf are possible. Boaters are advised to secure their crafts. Folks living along the immediate shoreline should monitor this dangerous storm closely. The Lamoine Fire Department is prepared to respond to emergencies, however, the department will not be able to respond to reports of downed trees and power lines until it is safe to venture into the elements. To prepare for the storm, click on the link to the right. To monitor the storm, click on the National Weather Service Information link to the right. If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1 and the appropriate service will be dispatched.

For power outages, contact Bangor Hydro Electric directly (1-800-440-1111)

 

Hurricane Preparedness Tips
National Weather Service Information
Bangor Hydro Outage Center
 
 

The National Hurricane Center has put together a helpful list of supplies in the event of a hurricane:

Water - at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days

Food - at least enough for 3 to 7 days
non-perishable packaged or canned food / juices
foods for infants or the elderly
snack foods
non-electric can opener
cooking tools / fuel
paper plates / plastic utensils

Blankets / Pillows, etc.

Clothing - seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes

First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs

Special Items - for babies and the elderly

Toiletries / Hygiene items / Moisture wipes

Flashlight / Batteries

Radio - Battery operated and NOAA weather radio

Telephones - Fully charged cell phone with extra battery and a traditional (not cordless) telephone set

Cash (with some small bills) and Credit Cards - Banks and ATMs may not be available for extended periods

Keys

Toys, Books and Games

Important documents - in a waterproof container or watertight resealable plastic bag
insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.

Tools - keep a set with you during the storm

Vehicle fuel tanks filled

Pet care items
proper identification / immunization records / medications
ample supply of food and water
a carrier or cage
muzzle and leash