Flashcards in AUC 159 Hurricand & Severe Storms Deck (8):
June 1st to November 30th hurricane season for Eastern Atlantic region. NYC is most at risk between ?
August & October
Hurricanes are classified by their winds. 1 being?
1 being least severe. 5 being most severe
Supplies: requisitioning should begin March 1st. If not received by May 1st call to attn of Div coordinator?
Winter ops July 1- Oct 1. **hurricane season begins June 1st
When are dewatering pumps placed on apparatus ?
48 hours prior to predicted storms land fall
**Communications with dispatchers & commands may be disrupted due to wind damage or flooding. Units may need to implement other then normal methods to remain in contact. Units shall consider?
-land & cell phones (no mention of personal cell phones)
-5 watt H/T channel
The depth of water to be crossed shall not exceed __" ?
Shall not exceed 18"
Hurricanes reaching category __ are considered major hurricanes?