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Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms

Hurricanes are dangerous and destructive. Known also as cyclones and typhoons in other parts of the world, hurricanes cause high winds, flooding, heavy rain, and storm surges (high tidal waves).

Learn more about hurricanes and other tropical storms so you can be prepared to keep your family safe.

Up-to‐Date Information

Weekly Tip:

Never Ignore an Evacuation Order

Make plans in advance to secure your home and keep your loved ones safe. Listen to local authorities for what to do in your area. Learn More >>

Stay up-to-date — track current hurricanes at the National Hurricane Center.

Social Media

Stay informed with new social media tools such as eCards, Twitter, Facebook, widgets, buttons, and more. Learn more.

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