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Graphic: Get Ready for a Hurricane Now

Rain falls on a cityscape with rising flood waters. Text reads: "Get Ready for a Hurricane Now. Hurricanes aren't just a coastal problem—high winds, tornadoes, and flooding can cause impacts hundreds of miles inland. Here’s what you can do to get ready now:" Map shows a highlighted area with an arrow leading down the road, out of the area. Text reads: "Know your zone. Get familiar with your evacuation routes and practice them with your family. Check with your local emergency management office for information about your zone." House with shuttered windows and a car parked in front. Text reads: "Know what to do. Think about the actions you should take before a hurricane makes landfall, such as filling your gas tank and shuttering your windows. Visit ready.gov/hurricanes for more tips." Ready logo and FEMA logo.

This graphic shares what you can do to get ready before a hurricane comes.

Know your zone: Get familiar with your evacuation routes and practice them with your family.

Know what to do: Think about the actions you should take before a hurricane makes landfall, such as filling your gas tank and shuttering your windows.

Photo by FEMA Graphic - May 18, 2016
Last Updated: April 17, 2019