Monsoon Awareness Week In New Mexico June 14-19

NOAA News:
 
SANTA FE  Gov. Susana Martinez proclaims June 14-19, as “Monsoon Awareness Week” in New Mexico.
 
The National Weather Service (NWS) and New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (NMDHSEM) marking Monsoon Awareness Week in New Mexico with a series of informational projects to promote awareness.
 
New Mexico joins the annual campaign to promote awareness of the life-threatening weather hazards that affect New Mexico during the summer monsoon.
 
The keys to avoiding serious injury or death during the summer monsoon include:
  • knowing the safety rules to survive hazardous weather;
  • knowing how to stay informed of forecasts and warnings for severe weather storm conditions;
  • preparing ahead of time by developing both personal and community severe weather action plans; and
  • conducting drills to practice severe weather survival skills; and
  • ensuring that the local community has an adequate severe weather warning and reporting system.
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