The Atlantic hurricane season has officially begun and the Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Emergency Management Division, urges citizen awareness and preparedness.
The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November, but most hurricane-like weather occurs between mid-August and late October. Calvert County is at risk for strong winds, heavy rain, inland flooding and other severe weather.
Residents are urged to sign up for Calvert ALERT, a notification system that can send messages by text message, email, fax, landline and pager. To register for the notification service, visit the county website and click the Emergency Alerts link. Those without internet access can call 410-535-1600, ext. 2638 to sign up. Residents are also encouraged to stay on top of emergency information by downloading the free “Prepare Me Calvert” mobile application available for iOS (Apple) and Android devices. Visit online for more preparedness tips.