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Hurricane Basics 101
How Hurricanes Develop and Grow
The formation of a hurricane is complicated, but basically, it depends on 3 factors...
Hurricanes are categorized on a scale from 1-5 based on their potential property damage.
Watches and Warnings
It’s important to know what the various tropical weather alerts means.
Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms had been named from lists originated by the National Hurricane Center.
Hurricane Dangers: Winds
Debris such as signs, roofing material, and small items left outside become flying missiles in hurricanes.
Hurricane Dangers: Flooding
The next time you hear hurricane -- think flooding! Flooding from hurricanes can occur hundreds of miles from the coast.
Hurricane Dangers: Storm Surge
A hurricane’s storm surge is the mass of water from the ocean pushed on shore as a hurricane makes landfall.
NOAA develops new drone technology to improve hurricane forecasting
Meteorological Mysteries: Hurricane forecasting
Michael's storm surge catastrophic for Mexico Beach
When Hurricane Michael roared ashore it pushed a massive and destructive storm surge to the coast.
Hurricane Survival Kit
A disaster kit, includes the basic supplies you will need to survive and recover from a hurricane.
Safeguarding Your Home & Family
Being prepared can help your family minimize the impact of the storm. The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before hurricane season.
Retiree and Senior Preparedness
Seniors may need more time and assistance to prepare for and recover from a hurricane. Prepare and plan now before disaster strikes.
How to program your weather radio
Picking the right insurance plan for your home during hurricane season
Hurricane Kit: Tips for developing a kit that keeps you safe, comfortable after a storm
How to properly use sandbags to protect your home, business