Toll-free hurricane numbers available

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Virginia residents can now call a toll-free telephone number, 866-880-4280, to get information updates and emergency preparedness information regarding Hurricane Isabel.

The Virginia Public Inquiry Center will remain open as long as necessary and will take calls today until 6 p.m. Starting Wednesday, the hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Residents are urged to tune to their local radio or television news broadcasts or their NOAA weather radios for up-to-date information about the hurricane. If they have additional questions, they may call the toll-free number.

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