March 25, 2013 Kicks Off National Tsunami Preparedness Week
March 25, 2013
NOAAand the California Emergency Management Agency plan to conduct a test ofthetsunami warning communications system on March 27 at approximately 10:15a.m. Pacific Daylight Time in coastal areas of central and southernCalifornia. Thetest will also be broadcast on NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards, localtelevision and radio stations.
During National Tsunami Preparedness Week,March 24 -30, emergency managers urge coastal residents to reviewinformation on what to do in the event of a tsunami. NOAA’sWest Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center Web site http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov, offers completeinformation, including the current status of tsunami watches, warningsand advisories. A list of frequently asked tsunami questionsand answers can be found at http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/?page=help.
( Click here to view the OFD Tsunami Evacuation Map )