Anybody from Alabama to North Carolina should be closely monitoring Hurricane Irma. That advice came from FEMA Administrator Brock Long at a briefing in Washington Friday morning. As far as Florida is concerned, Long says the question is not if the Sunshine State is going to be impacted, it's a question of how bad it will be impacted.
Emergency management agencies across the DMV say it’s not out of the possibility that Irma could have an effect on our region and that everyone should be prepared. Ed McDonough, Public Information Officer for the Maryland Emergency Management Agency talked with WEAA's Julius White on how to plan your emergency readiness. You can also learn more by following this link http://mema.maryland.gov/Pages/DisasterSupplyKit.aspx