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[pr:14985] Amateur Radio Volunteers Prepare to Greet Dangerous Hurricane Laura


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Subject: [pr:14985] Amateur Radio Volunteers Prepare to Greet Dangerous Hurricane Laura
Date: August 26, 2020 at 11:05:23 AM PDT
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ARRL News | 08/26/2020
Amateur Radio Volunteers Prepare to Greet Dangerous Hurricane Laura

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) teams along the Gulf Coast have plans in place to deal with Hurricane Laura, now expected to make landfall as a powerful and dangerous Category 4 storm. “Catastrophic damage will occur” in a Category 4 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) warns. More than a half-million people in Louisiana and Texas have been ordered to evacuate ahead of the storm, set to strike around the Louisiana-Texas border. The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) updated its plans and has activated on both 14.325 and 7.268 MHz as Laura swirls in the Gulf’s warm waters.

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