Malloy discusses storm preparedness for hurricane season

Governor Dannel Malloy (WTNH / Kevin Frederick)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Governor Malloy is urging Connecticut residents to prepare as the state moves into the height of hurricane season.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Governor held an update to outline what needs to be done so the state is prepared for a major storm if one was to hit.

Related: Malloy says it’s not too early to prepare for possible hit from “Irma”

The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1st but the principal threat period for Connecticut occurs between mid-August and mid-October.

The Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Dora Schriro and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp joined the governor for that briefing at the New Haven Emergency Operations Center at 200 Orange Street.

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