Hurricanes, typhoons and cyclonic storms are all forms of tropical cyclones, creating havoc and causing damage with high winds, rain and storm surge in low-lying regions.
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.
A fully stocked first aid kit could save the life of a family member, neighbor or friend in the wake of a natural disaster and is critical in hurricane preparedness.
Powerful tropical storms and hurricanes can cause massive destruction, power outages, flooding, fires and human casualties. Be prepared and stay safe.