News of the Day: The Many Dangers of Hurricanes

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With the hurricane season more than a month underway, we’ve already seen a few tropical storms in the Atlantic and Pacific basins. And as we often say, the best time to prepare for a hurricane or tropical storm is before a storm approaches your community.

Back in May for Hurricane Preparedness Week, we posted a series of blog posts about the various hazards associated with severe tropical weather – including inland flooding, storm surge and high winds. Earlier today, USA Today posted an article reminding people that the deadliest part of a hurricane is not high winds, as many think, but the storm surge that often accompanies these storms.

We encourage you to visit for information on getting prepared today. And here are links to our posts from Hurricane Preparedness Week:

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06/18/2012 - 12:23
Posted on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:45
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