Hurricane Irene is a large, powerful Category 3 hurricane with the Northern Eastern U.S. in its sights. The National Hurricane Center has stated that Irene is expected to become a larger than average hurricane, that will bring storm-force and hurricane-force winds. You should expect power outages, downed trees, and water surges around coastal shorelines.
We strongly encourage all MSA employees, vendors and clients located near the hurricanes path to take all necessary precautions as you prepare for this weekend’s activities. For more information on Hurricane Irene’s status, go to http://www.noaa.gov. The American Red Cross has a great website that provides tips and a step-by-step process to prepare your family for situations like Hurricane Irene. You can also use this great tool available at Ready.gov to create a customized family plan, click here.
If there is a closure at the DC or MD location on Monday we will be sending you a follow-up email or emergency alert notification, with further guidance.