Connecticut’s Hurricane Season is annually noted from August 15th through November 1st (+/-). During this time frame, conditions in the Atlantic Ocean are most favorable for creating a storm that could affect our region.
We recommend you have appropriate disaster plans, kits and other related items ready for use, if a storm is identified to strike our area.
Please ensure your cell phone is registered with CT ALERT, as this is one of the many important notification systems we use to contact our residents and businesses, providing emergency information.
We recommend you review the various topics to the left, sharing this information with your family members.
Remember…it only takes one storm to disrupt our lives.
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Developed jointly by the State of Connecticut and it’s Public Safety Agencies, a new emergency preparedness, mobile application (APP) is available for our residents and visitors. The app will provide information and alerts in an emergency situation and helps residents prepare in advance of an emergency.
The app known as ‘CT Prepares’ is available for many Android and Apple users. The app incorporates and integrates text messaging, email, and social networking allowing residents to communicate with family members during an emergency. Real-Time notifications including emergency news, state office closings, and public safety messages can be sent directly to the device, providing up-to-the-minute information for residents.
The app is free by searching your on your smart phone / electronic device for: CT Prepares or following the CT PREPARES link.
Current Weather Forecast and Conditions click on Westbrook Weather Forecast
It’s free, confidential and its how we notify you of severe emergency conditions in Westbrook. You can add your cell phone, text and/or email for notifications. Seasonal guests are encouraged to add their Westbrook address when registering on the system.
For more information, go to CT ALERT
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