When the wind and rain pick up, you don't want to be anywhere near a hurricane. These tropical cyclones strike the U.S. every year, especially along the Atlantic Coast between June 1 and November 1. If you live in or are staying in an area affected by hurricanes, you need to be ready for the worst-case scenario. You can use our hurricane preparedness infographic to ensure you're ready for the storm.
While these tips on hurricane preparedness are helpful, you should prioritize the advice of local authorities. Trained officials in the area have the greatest knowledge on how to prepare. That means you should heed evacuation orders and other guidance given by local officials.
To follow the weather forecast, regularly check NOAA, which monitors hurricanes.
We strongly recommend rescheduling your trip if a a hurricane may hit. If you are camping during a hurricane, keep in touch with resort managers and local authorities. Use the infographic below to pack a hurricane emergency kit and ensure you have an evacuation route ready.
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