Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning 🚩

What is the difference between a Hurricane Watch and a Hurricane Warning?

A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the next 36 hours. Follow evacuation orders from local officials if given
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A hurricane watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the next 48 hours. Know your evacuation route & listen to local officials

Don’t put you or your family at risk; follow the instructions of local officials – and if told to evacuate, evacuate. To keep up with your local weather forecast, monitor local media updates or visit www.weather.gov. Timely info on weather conditions like a hurricane can make a big difference. Sign up for local alerts & warnings.

Check your Emergency Supplies:

  • Count your stock... is it enough?
  • Check your expiration dates (food, water, batteries)
  • Keep cash on hand
  • Don't let your gas tank get below half-full
  • Think-Plan-Prepare-Survive!

Learn about Wireless Emergency Alerts

Hurricane season begins June 1. Familiarize yourself & your family with severe weather terminology: www.ready.gov/hurricanes

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