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Emergency Management Events: Hurricanes

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.

The Pacific hurricane season runs May 15 to November 30.


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