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This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area. It also provides tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane.
Red Cross Hurricane Preparedness
Guidance for preparing for hurricanes, including apps.
FEMA: How to Prepare for a Hurricane
How to Prepare for a Hurricane explains how to protect yourself and your property, and details the steps to take now so that you can act quickly at a time when every second counts.
National Weather Service: Hurricane Resources
This website provides information on how to learn about your specific hurricane vulnerabilities.
CDC Generator Safety
This short infographic gives advice on the safest way to operate backup generators.
Hurricanes: American Sign Language (ASL) Videos
To help deaf and hearing-impaired persons stay safe before, during, and after a hurricane, CDC offers American Sign Language (ASL) public service announcement videos.
National Hurricane Center
Find current information about hurricanes and developing storms. Includes weather forecasts and information on different hurricane-related topics, such as storm surges.
FDA: Tips about Medical Devices and Hurricane Disasters
The FDA provides a guide to help people plan for disaster situations with their medical equipment in mind, with an emphasis on proper maintenance of medical equipment.