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    Hurricane Basics
    Hurricane Basics What is a hurricane? The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine to p...
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    Family Disaster Plan
    Family Disaster PlanIf you live in an area vulnerable to hurricanes, your family should have a plan in case of emergency. Keep a written plan and share your plan with other friends or family. Here are some steps for creating your family's disaste...
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    Hurricane Quiz
    Batten down the hatches! It's time to test your hurricane know-how. Take our quiz. ...
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    How to Prepare for a Hurricane
    How to Prepare for a Hurricane BEFORE Hurricanes can be dangerous killers. Learning the hurricane warning messages and planning ahead can reduce the chances of injury or major property damage.Plan an evacuation route.Contact the local emergency m...
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    Amazing Facts: Hurricanes
    Amazing Facts: Hurricanes"Board up the windows, haul your boat onto dry land, get in a supply of food and water -- there's a hurricane coming!" These words are all too familiar to those who live on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of Central America,...