‘On the ready’: Busy Atlantic hurricane period puts Alabama Baptist DR volunteers on alert

The peak of Atlantic hurricane season has arrived, which has Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers on alert.

On Sept. 13, the National Hurricane Center was tracking five tropical systems ranging from a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico to Hurricane Florence, a powerful hurricane with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour churning near the U.S. southeastern coast.

As residents from Georgia to Virginia watch Florence’s path, Alabama Baptist DR took to social media to alert volunteers to be ready for a “multiple-week response” to the expected damage from flooding, wind, tornadoes and downed trees. (continued…)

Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/on-the-ready-busy-atlantic-hurricane-period-puts-alabama-baptist-dr-volunteers-on-alert/

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