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Are You Ready for a Hurricane?

WHAT TO EXPECT THIS YEAR: PREDICTIONS FOR 2018 HURRICANE SEASON

NOAA Photo: Map of hurricanes strikes on the United States coast from 1950-2017

Colorado State University’s Extended Range Forecast of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity and Landfall Strike Probability For 2018 predicts a slightly above average amount of activity for the 2018 hurricane season and no anticipated El Nino event.

Colorado State’s Forecast

  • 14 Named Storms (average 12)
  • 7 Hurricanes (average 6.5)
  • 3 Major Hurricanes (average 2)

https://tropical.colostate.edu/media/sites/111/2018/04/2018-04.pdf

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast

  • including 10-16 named storms
  • 5-9 hurricanes
  • 1-4 major hurricanes (wind speed at least 111 mph)

www.fox26houston.com/news/us-forecasters-expect-10-16-tropical-storms-in-active-2018-season#/

GETTING PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON: MAKE AN EMERGENCY KIT

  • Water (one gallon a day for each person for two weeks)
  • Non-perishable food
  • Medications and medical records
  • First aid kit
  • Medical supplies and batteries
  • Important documents
  • Cellphone chargers
  • Multi-purpose tool
  • Personal hygiene necessities
  • Cash (ATMs and credit card machines may not function immediately after a storm)
  • Sentimental or special items for infants, elderly or disabled family members
  • Sleeping bags and blankets
  • Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowls
  • Maps
  • Battery powered radio
  • Flashlight
  • Whistle (to signal for help if needed)
  • Dust masks, plastic sheets and duct tape (to filter contaminated air and build shelter)
  • Manual can opener
  • Extra clothing and rain gear

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