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HITS Hurricane Guide

Local and nationwide hurricane news, tracking maps, photos, video, satellite, radar, alerts, blogs and storm preparation guide

Hurricane Tracking Map

caribbean radar

Caribbean satellite

Interactive Caribbean tracking map

Pacific radar

Pacific satellite

Interactive Pacific tracking map

Hawaii radar

Hawaii satellite

Interactive Hawaii tracking map

BEFORE THE STORM

Before the storm

Get organized, prepared

What to do when a storm threatens or is approaching

DURING THE STORM

During the Storm

Don't panic during storm

What to do when a storm is hitting your area.

AFTER THE STORM

After the storm

Stay safe during aftermath

Tips on how to survive and recover after a storm

Storm Videos

Hurricanes and Severe Weather

SUPPLIES

Be Prepared for the Storm

Food and water tips

Make sure you know what you need and how to make it last. 

CHECKLISTS

Checklists

Preparation is key

Use our before and after the storm checklists to get yourself ready.

PRINTABLE MAP

Hurricane map

Download a printable map to track this year's hurricanes.

Price Gouging

Just prior to a disaster and during the early recovery period, items like food, ice, generators, lanterns, lumber, etc.

Hurricane Dean

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Learn the basics of hurricanes

The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine to produce the violent winds, incredible waves, torrential rains, and floods we associate with this phenomenon.