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Exercise Hurricane Athena Update #3: April 14, 2021 5:00 am

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LWR CERT “Hurricane Athena” Exercise Update

Wednesday, April 14, 5:00AM

The National Weather Service is tracking “Hurricane Athena” as it passes north Cuba. It is a Category 4 Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph traveling WNW at 16 mph. NHC forecasts the hurricane to reach Miami around 2:00 am Friday. It is expected to travel across central Florida.
 
The LWR CERT Executive Committee is following the progress of the storm. The revised forecast shows the potential for significant damage in Manatee County. The EC has set Readiness Condition 4 in response. Please conduct the appropriate actions in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures.
 

Note: These updates are provided in lieu of news and weather information that would normally be provided by NHC and local television/radio stations.  In an actual weather event, these pages will not be available. Please return to this website periodically to get updates on the status of “Hurricane Athena” and exercise Readiness Condition changes during the course of this exercise

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