Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.
IF YOU ARE UNDER A HURRICANE WARNING, FIND SAFE SHELTER RIGHT AWAY
When a hurricane is 36 hours from arriving:
When a hurricane is 18-36 hours from arriving:
When a hurricane is 6-18 hours from arriving:
When a hurricane is 6 hours from arriving:
Be Safe AFTER
Hurricanes. (2019). Retrieved from Ready.gov: https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes