Disaster Preparedness during the Atlantic Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1st and runs through November 30th. The federal government expects another active Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, with forecasts predicting six to ten hurricanes forming.    We are providing the following helpful information to help prepare Federal agencies and records personnel that may have to deal with the effects of … Continue reading Disaster Preparedness during the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Disaster Preparedness during Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season is already underway, with Tropical Storm Isaias causing considerable damage as it made landfall last week. NOAA is predicting “an extremely active” hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin.  As a result, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind Federal agencies and records personnel dealing with the effects of Isaias, or … Continue reading Disaster Preparedness during Hurricane Season

Hurricane Michael Approaching Florida

Hurricane Michael has strengthened as it moves north-northwestward over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. NOAA is currently reporting the major storm will cause a life-threatening storm surge, hurricane force winds, and heavy rainfall along the northeastern gulf coast. While the immediate focus is on the Florida gulf coast – it is important to note that … Continue reading Hurricane Michael Approaching Florida

Hurricane Redux: Hurricane Maria Targets Puerto Rico, USVI, and Threatens Mainland U.S.

As Hurricane Maria, now a Category 5 hurricane, bears down on Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, before possibly turning northeast and threatening the east coast of the U.S, we again remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance to pass along to other agency personnel. This information is … Continue reading Hurricane Redux: Hurricane Maria Targets Puerto Rico, USVI, and Threatens Mainland U.S.