Alabama coast emergency preparedness http://apr.org en Emergency Training Planned on Ala Beaches http://apr.org/post/emergency-training-planned-ala-beaches <P>Officials are conducting a large training exercise along Alabama's coast to prepare for hurricanes and other emergencies.</P> <P>Helicopters and other equipment will be near Perdido Pass in Orange Beach on Tuesday for what's being called "Operation Raging Winds." The training will include helicopter rescues and beach patrols along the coast.</P> <P>Organizers are trying to get the word that the activity is for training and isn't a real emergency situation. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:16:13 +0000 The Associated Press 18003 at http://apr.org Emergency Training Planned on Ala Beaches