Hurricanes can cause major damage from storm surge, wind damage, heavy rainfall, rip currents, tornadoes, and flooding. The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through November 30. It's extremely important to know what disasters and hazards can affect your area, how to get emergency alerts, and what your hurricane plan is. For tips on developing a hurricane plan visit https://www.ready.gov/plan.
View FEMA's guide How to Prepare for a Hurricane for information on properly preparing for a hurricane, and protecting yourself during and after. You can also download the FEMA mobile app to receive weather alerts from the National Weather Service, learn how to prepare for emergencies, and receive tips on staying safe before, during, and after disasters.
Please visit Brunswick County's Emergency Services website for more helpful information:
Sign up for alerts and more:
View the 2020 North Carolina Hurricane Guide: