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Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Michael
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News Release

 

U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland
8th District Public Affairs


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NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing its preparations for Hurricane Michael by moving assets and personnel from areas that may be impacted, Tuesday.

The Coast Guard has moved various assets, including response boats and Coast Guard Cutters, to secure positions where they will be able to respond after the storm passes.

The Coast Guard urges all mariners to continuously monitor local and national weather sources and avoid coastal areas that may be impacted by the storm.

Citizens are urged to heed all warnings from local officials and to call 911 or use Channel 16 VHF to report emergences.

For updates on port statuses, follow Coast Guard Heartland Twitter @USCGHeartland

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