October is Disaster Preparedness and NOAA Weather Radio Month

September 28, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 28, 2013

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed October as Washington State Disaster Preparedness Month and NOAA Weather Radio Awareness Month.

Local jurisdictions, individuals, schools and businesses across the state will promote all-hazard preparedness throughout the month.

A highlight of the month is the Great Washington Shakeout “drop, cover and hold on” earthquake drill at 10:17 a.m. Oct. 17.

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