Hurricane Frances News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2004
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Managing Standing Water After Hurricane Frances
--Awareness of Hidden Dangers in Standing Water Encouraged--
TALLAHASSEE— Following a hurricane, residents should be aware of the potential dangers from standing water. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is advising citizens in those areas affected by Hurricane Frances to take precaution.
Please adhere to the following precautions if standing water is in your area:
The National Weather Service reminds motorists that upon encountering flooded roads, “Turn Around Don’t Drown.” For more information on the flooding safety campaign, visit www.srh.noaa.gov/tadd.
For additional information on Hurricane Frances, affected areas in Florida and the State Emergency Response Team call the Florida Emergency Information Line at 1-800-342-3557 or visit www.FloridaDisaster.org.
Last updated: July 08, 2005
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