Hurricane Preparedness

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Hurricane PreparednessHurricane Preparedness- by The National Weather Service
This page offers guidance on how to gather information, plan and take action, and recover.  Included are links to help with your specific risks, if you are away from home, caring for animals, or if you live in a marine area.

Hurricane Resources from the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program
This list of general resources covers everything from knowing your rights, emergency kits, what you need to know about safe drinking water, and lots more.

Natural Disaster Preparedness by Drexel University
This website offers a large variety of preparedness resources.  You can search by type of disaster, or resource type.  They offer several resources specific to hurricane preparedness.

Google Public Alerts
See important alerts from across the web anytime you need it.

Be Red Cross Ready – Hurricane Safety Checklist Adobe PDF Download icon
This helpful one page checklist  by the American Red Cross provides a handy reference to be sure you are ready with supplies and expectations for recovery.

Hurricanes – Be Ready – by FEMA
Find information on the Before, During and After a hurricane.  You will also find information on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

NOAA 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook
Find links to real-time hurricane monitoring and 2012 predictions. The outlook is produced in collaboration with hurricane experts from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the Hurricane Research Division (HRD). The Atlantic hurricane region includes the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico.

Video:  Home Preparation – Hurricane Preparedness
Watch tips and information about how to prepare your home to be without power during a hurricane or tropical storm.

Hurricane Preparedness – on Wikipedia
Information about individual and organized preparations.  This page includes information on home retrofitting in advance of a hurricane.