Tropical Storm Erika

Tropical Storm Erika

As Tropical Storm Erika enters the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea, the citizens of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina need to keep a close eye on the forecasted track of the storm.  Erika has the potential to bring high winds, flooding rain, and deadly lightning up to 150-miles from the center of circulation.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has the information and resources you can rely on before, during, and after the storm.  This includes tips for preparing your home and workplace, electrical safety during the storm, and guidance on restoring your electrical systems affected by wind, rain, or flooding.  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest information and continuous updates on the storm’s location and tips to keep you and your family safe.

NEMA’s Evaluating Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment

NEMA’s After the Storm Strategies

NEMA’s Guidance on Downed Power Lines

NEMA’s Disaster Recovery Guidance

Be prepared, have a plan, and stay informed.  Contact Bryan Holland, NEMA Southern Region Field Representative, if you need further information or assistance.

Bryan.Holland@nema.org or 972-358-0543


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