A Hurricane Watch, means you could experience hurricane conditions within 36 hours. This watch should trigger your family’s disaster plan, and protective measures should be initiated-especially those actions that require extra time such as securing your home, boat, etc.

A Hurricane Warning, means you are expected to experience hurricane conditions within 24 hours. Once this warning has been issued, your family should be in the process of completing protective actions and deciding the safest location to be during the storm.

Stay tuned to your local media for current updates.