S to evacuate is florida peninsula american red cross

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Unformatted text preview: o the north Repelling forces from the conGnents push them out to sea Trade winds push them east to west and Westerlies turn them northward Westerlies push them to the west and Trade winds push them northward Uncertainty in Hurricane PredicBon §༊  §༊  §༊  Time of arrival is moderately predictable Specific locaBon of landfall and storm strength at landfall are poorly known more than day or two in advance NaGonal Hurricane Center’s current 24- hour lateral forecast error for path of hurricane is 80 km EvacuaBon §༊  §༊  Many more people are warned to evacuate than those in final path of storm Costs of evacuaGons are very large EvacuaBon Most evacuaBons take up to 30 hours •  Huge increase in coastal populaGon (‘newbies’) has outgrown capacity of highways •  Most difficult area of U.S. to evacuate is Florida peninsula American Red Cross RecommendaBons for Hurricane Warnings §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  Plan to leave coastal regions; tell relaGve outside storm area where you are going Take important items, anything needed for...
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