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Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

By   /  July 12, 2020  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Thursday that Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are requested to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready and to review their plans of action for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The aforementioned should be prepared to secure their properties in the event of a storm/hurricane threat. Key weather forecasters […]

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Hurricane Season already sees 5th storm form. Is a stark reminder for residents and business community to be prepared

By   /  July 8, 2020  /  Government, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Hurricane Season already sees 5th storm form. Is a stark reminder for residents and business community to be prepared

The fifth named storm – Edouard – of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season formed over the past weekend south of Newfoundland, Canada, and this is a stark reminder to be prepared, the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Tuesday. Edouard according to weather forecasters is the earliest storm on record to form so early […]

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ODM reminds residents and business community to be prepared for the hurricane season

By   /  June 26, 2020  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM reminds residents and business community to be prepared for the hurricane season

Hurricane Season Are You Ready PSA

This week we all were reminded once again, that all residents as well as the business community must be prepared for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Friday. On June 23rd the fourth named storm of the season ‘Tropical Storm Dolly’ formed north of Bermuda. Based on historic […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs issues National 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Message

By   /  June 1, 2020  /  Weather  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs issues National 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Message

On the eve of the start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) issued her national message to the nation. My Fellow Sint Maarteners, Another hurricane season is before us. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season traditionally begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. […]

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2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

By   /  May 30, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Island Life, Weather  /  Comments Off on 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released its forecast for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Similar to various other predicting institutions the forecasters at the National Weather Service are forecasting a very busy season. NOAA states that there is a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only […]

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ODM advises residents to start preparing for the hurricane season

By   /  May 19, 2020  /  Government, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM advises residents to start preparing for the hurricane season

The Office of Disaster Management which falls under the Fire Department (Ministry of General Affairs) headed by Fire Chief/Disaster Coordinator Clive Richardson, is calling on residents to start making preparations for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Richardson pointed out that hardware stores can re-open this week for walk-in customers, and therefore, residents have the opportunity […]

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