CNN: In areas where hurricanes can strike, it’s a good idea to have a closet or a place set aside for storm preparedness storage. There, you can keep items you’ll need in case disaster strikes suddenly or you need to evacuate.
A hurricane warning means hurricane conditions — sustained winds above 73 mph — are expected somewhere within the warning area, and it is time to finish preparation to protect people and property. “Because hurricane preparedness activities become difficult once winds reach tropical storm force, the hurricane warning is issued 36 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical storm-force winds” — 39 to 73 mph, the National Hurricane Center..
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