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June 1st to November 30th hurricane season for Eastern Atlantic region. NYC is most at risk between ?

August & October

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Hurricanes are classified by their winds. 1 being?

1 being least severe. 5 being most severe

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Supplies: requisitioning should begin March 1st. If not received by May 1st call to attn of Div coordinator?

True
Winter ops July 1- Oct 1. **hurricane season begins June 1st

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When are dewatering pumps placed on apparatus ?

48 hours prior to predicted storms land fall

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**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)
-800mhz radio
-post radio
-5 watt H/T channel

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The depth of water to be crossed shall not exceed __" ?

Shall not exceed 18"

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Hurricanes reaching category __ are considered major hurricanes?

3

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Chief of operations with citytime data code ?

9111