The Height of Hurricane Season in Connecticut Runs from Mid-August through Mid-October
Download ‘CTPrepares’ emergency alert mobile app and take the necessary steps to ensure you are prepared for any weather emergency
In a press release issued earlier today, Governor Malloy reminded Connecticut residents that peak hurricane season begins in mid-August and runs through mid-October. Preparing for emergency weather can help keep you and your loved ones safe, organized and informed during the height of hurricane season.
‘CTPrepares’, a free emergency mobile app, provides Connecticut residents with information and alerts in emergency situations, and also gives preparedness tips in advance of an emergency. The app can be downloaded for free to smart phone and tablet devices from the Apple iTunes store and the Google Play store.
What else can you do to prepare?
United Way of Connecticut 2-1-1 is a gateway to services related to emergency/disaster response and recovery as well as a statewide resource for emergency-related information collection and dissemination. 2-1-1 also maintains several eLibrary papers that can help you get prepared and stay informed including: How to Prepare and Safely Weather a Hurricane/Tornado, How to Prepare and Safely Weather a Flood, and Tropical Storm Information & Resources.
Call 2-1-1 or visit www.211ct.org for access to services and to stay informed during any extreme weather episode.
About 2-1-1 Connecticut
2-1-1 Connecticut is a free health and human service information and referral service, with a continuously updated database of more than 4,000 agencies and 40,000 programs and services. Free, confidential assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year online at 211ct.org and over the phone by dialing 2-1-1. 2-1-1 Connecticut has organizational accreditations from the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS), and the contact center is certified by the American Association of Suicidology for crisis intervention.