Emergency Plan for Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

More information about emergencies and Disaster/Hurricane Preparedness – including personal preparedness -- can be found at…

University Police - http://www.usfsp.edu/university-police-department/

Look under the ‘Safety and Preparedness’ menu for information on weather emergencies, armed intruders, crime prevention, and more.

Pinellas County Emergency Management - http://www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/

The web site contains information about preparing for a storm, evacuation zones, temporary shelters, and recovery. Use the Storm Surge Visualization tool to enter an address and see what the expected water level for various hurricane strengths.

American Red Crosshttp://www.redcross.org/prepare

Provides information about preparing for various disasters at home, in school, and at work.

National Hurricane Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/

Information about tracking tropical storms and preparing for hurricanes. You can find information about hurricanes and possible hazards under the ‘Educational Resources’ menu.

Weather Safety, National Weather Service – http://www.weather.gov/safety

Information about nationwide alerts and how to survive severe weather.