Read the annual Hurricane Guide for tips and information about preparing for the season.
Most people are aware of the basic dangers associated with a hurricane: high winds, tidal surges, tornadoes, torrential rain and inland flooding.
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Your own city government is one of the best places to get information.
• During a mandatory evacuation, all deliveries will be halted. It is not necessary to call to stop your newspaper delivery.
It’s necessary to have the right clothing to get you through the oppressively muggy days after a storm, when power is out and cool breezes are scarce.