What should I do during a hurricane watch vs a hurricane warning?

When a hurricane watch is issued, double check supplies, shutters and your plans.  If any action needs to be taken do it now before having to hunker down.  Get some cash from the ATM and gas up the car.  When a hurricane warning is issued, put shutters up before winds get too high.  Make sure the yard is cleaned and pool is prepped, lower the refrigerator temperature and fill up the bathtub and any empty jugs with water.  If you are evacuating, make sure your property is ready and leave the area with plenty of time ahead.

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1. How long should I expect to be self-sufficient during an emergency?
2. Will you contact FPL in a power outage?
3. How do I get Red Cross Assistance?
4. What is a tropical disturbance, tropical depression, tropical storm?
5. Should I tape my windows when a hurricane threatens?
6. What should I do during a hurricane watch vs a hurricane warning?
7. What do some of the words and acronyms mean when talking about hurricanes?
8. What is wind shear?
9. What are “Cape Verde” hurricanes?
10. Do I need to open my windows when a hurricane approaches?
11. Why are hurricanes named?
12. Does El Niño affect hurricanes?
13. Do I have to evacuate if an evacuation order is issued for my area?
14. .I have a pet. What can I do to ensure they are safe during an emergency?