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Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms

Hurricanes are dangerous and destructive. Known also as cyclones and typhoons in other parts of the world, hurricanes cause high winds, flooding, heavy rain, and storm surges (high tidal waves).

Learn more about hurricanes and other tropical storms so you can be prepared to keep your family safe.

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Weekly Tip:

Stay Safe During Hurricane Clean-up

Cleaning and sanitizing your home after a hurricane or emergency is important to help prevent the spread of illness and disease. Find out how much bleach to use to clean and sanitize surfaces around the home.  Learn More >>

Stay up-to-date — track current hurricanes at the National Hurricane Center.

Social Media

Stay informed with new social media tools such as eCards, Twitter, Facebook, widgets, buttons, and more. Learn more.

Ready: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.Social Media at CDC Emergency

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