When Hurricane Warning Is Issued

Published On: Oct 27 2011 03:18:56 PM CDT
Updated On: May 26 2009 11:33:10 AM CDT

A hurricane warning means sustained winds of 74 mph or higher are expected in the warned area within 24 hours or less.

  • Closely monitor radio, TV, or hurricane hotline telephone numbers for official bulletins.
  • Follow instructions issued by local officials. Leave immediately if ordered to do so.
  • Complete preparation activities, such as putting up storm shutters, storing loose objects, filling up water containers, etc.
  • If evacuating, disconnect phone, gas and electricity as a precaution to prevent further damage.
  • If evacuating, leave early and if possible, during daylight hours.
  • Evacuate areas that might be affected by storm surge flooding.
  • Leave all mobile homes in any case.
  • Notify neighbors and family members outside of the warned area of your evacuation plans.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus