June 24, 2019

For Emergencies, Know Your Zone

Know Your Zone

Everyone who lives, works, or vacations in any of the beautiful areas of St. Mary’s County is subject to tidal flooding or storm surges from a hurricane, and the county’s Department of Emergency Services advises all to Know Your Zone.

2019 Hurricane Season Has Begun

2019 Hurricane Season

The 2019 hurricane season officially began Friday, June 1, and continues until Nov. 30. This year, the hurricane research team at Colorado State University is forecasting 13 named storms for the entire season.

Amid Spring Disasters, Military Preps for Hurricane Season

Amid Spring Disasters, Military Preps for Hurricane Season

Amid a busy spring responding to flooding and tornadoes in the Midwest, the National Guard is gearing up for hurricane season, which officially kicked off Saturday and will last until the end of November. Last year’s hurricanes were particularly destructive for some of the military’s most critical bases.

Protect Your Assets Against Summer Storms

You have a plan for your family, but will your important documents and valuables be safe in a storm? Find out how to make sure they are.

NOAA Forecasts an Intense Hurricane Season

The St. Mary’s County Dept. of Emergency Services and Technology has compiled a list of essential items for your hurricane kit.

Pax River Prepares for Hurricane Season

Pax River conducts fuel spill drill during two-week hurricane preparedness exercise.