Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in national level hurricane exercise

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in national level hurricane exercise
Coast Guard members practice monitoring social media and creating media products during a hurricane response exercise in Portsmouth, Virginia, May 4, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dustin R. Williams PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are participating in FEMA’s 2018 National Level Exercise May 3 through May 9. Units from across the Coast Guard are...

Coast Guard urges safety during hurricane season

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard urges mariners and residents to begin planning and preparing for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, which started today. For the 2011 hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting anywhere from 12 to 18 named storms, six to 10 hurricanes and three to six major hurricanes. Tropical systems acquire a name when they reach tropical...

Coast Guard encourages mariners and coastal residents to prepare for 2009 hurricane season

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard is urging mariners and residents living along the coast to plan ahead and prepare for the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season which started yesterday.