Hurricane season begins June 1. It’s time to familiarize yourself and your family with severe weather terminology.
ReadyAlabama released these tips:
- A hurricane warning means *one is expected* in your area. follow evacuation orders from local officials if given
- A hurricane watch means *one is possible* in your area. Know your evacuation route & listen to local officials.
- Don’t put you or your family at risk; follow the instructions of local officials – and if told to evacuate, evacuate.
Also, the week of May 25 – 31 is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Each day you can make preparations for different aspects of a potential storm.
You can get that information on the National Hurricane Center’s website.