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Audio and web links from the tsunami call-in

Listen to Tuesday’s Tsunami Call-In with Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt, Fire Chief Dave Miller, Assistant Fire Chief Al Stevens and Joel Curtis, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service and see the slides that Joel refers to and the web links mentioned during the program.
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Here are the web links mentioned.

 Build a 7 Day Survival Kit

Download a 27-page earthquake/tsunami preparedness pamphlet, learn more about seismic activity on the Queen Charlotte fault at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center.

Learn the elevation of your house, or any place in Sitka, Southeast or the world at geoplaner.com. Scroll up to enter your address with city and state in the box near the upper left side of the page. Once in the area you want you can drag the red balloon to any location.

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