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Get Ready: Tropical Storm Karen Threatens to Flood Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

Posted by on September 24th, 2019 Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response


Tropical Storm Karen will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, but it’s too soon to know if it will eventually affect any other land areas, including the mainland United States.

Karen is centered less than 100 miles south of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is moving north at 5 to 10 mph.

Tropical Storm Karen

At a Glance

  • Tropical Storm Karen is centered in the northeastern Caribbean.
  • Karen will bring heavy rain and a threat of flash flooding to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  • Tropical storm warnings are in effect for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  • It’s too early to know if Karen will impact the mainland United States or any other land areas.

NOTE for DOCLINE Members: If your library will be closed due to the hurricane, please set your library “out of office” to temporarily deactivate lending in DOCLINE. If your library has never set your “out of office” before, please visit the NNLM DOCLINE website to learn how. Doing so will prevent requests from routing to your library during times of extended absence or special circumstances.

We encourage you to visit the following pages from the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC). You can embed the content from both of these pages on your own Website by accessing the Health and Human Services (HHS) Content Syndication Storefront. When we update any of these pages, your pages will be automatically updated as well.

State and Territory Resources

Visit the NNLM SEA Page for additional Federal and State Emergency Management Contact Resources.

Puerto Rico

U.S. Virgin Islands

NLM Disaster Information Management Resource Center (DIMRC)

MedlinePlus

 

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