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During a Hurricane

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  • Whenever possible, evacuate to a safe place, far from a hurricane’s predicted path, well before its full force arrives. 
  • If hurricane conditions already exist outside your location, stay put and shelter-in-place.
  • Find shelter as best you can right where you are, and wait it out.
  • The most violent conditions are likely to pass in 24 hours or less, though the recovery may take much longer, days or even weeks.

For more information on hurricanes, see: