The National Weather Service explores why people ignore warnings of approaching severe weather. Answers are vital to those that utilize NWS forecasts including mariners.
Hurricane watches and warnings are issued to warn residents of danger and damages that could occur with a hurricane. Understand the warnings and prepare to minimize risk.
Learn how to prepare for an emergency, whether it is a natural disaster or financial troubles. It is important to have a 72 hour kit, food storage, and emergency plans.