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Public Information Statement 17-24

National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD

700 AM EDT Fri May 19 2017

 

To:         Subscribers:

            - NOAA Weather Wire Service

            - Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

            - NOAAPORT

            Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

 

From:       Allison Allen

            Chief, Marine, Tropical, and Tsunami Services Branch

 

Subject:    National Safe Boating Week, May 20-26, 2017

 

The National Weather Service and the National Safe Boating

Council will partner again this year for National Safe Boating

Week, May 20-26, 2017.  The week will highlight relevant weather

topics and offer safety-specific Public Service Announcements

(PSA) and other resources for the recreational boating public.

 

Topics include:

 

Saturday 5/20:  Distress Beacons

Sunday 5/21:  Marine Forecast

Monday 5/22:  Life Jackets

Tuesday 5/23:  Boating Under the Influence

Wednesday 5/24:  Fire Extinguishers

Thursday 5/25:  Thunderstorm Safety

Friday 5/26:  Hurricane Preparedness

 

For more information on hazardous weather and boating safety,

visit the following websites:

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/safeboating/week.shtml

 

http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org/

 

or contact:

 

Richard May

NWS Marine Services

Richard.May@noaa.gov

 

NWS national Public Information Statements are online at:

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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