Posts tagged Severe Weather
Hurricane Odile: An Exercise in Emergency Preparations

Last week, Tucson was faced with news of an oncoming storm caused by the approaching hurricane, Hurricane Odile. The hurricane was predicted to cause severe flooding issueswithin the city due to the extreme excess of rain, a rain that a desert town is not usually prepared for.  In response to this threat the city took no chances: schools were closed, sandbags were provided and the community was warned to prepare for “72 hours of distress.”

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