Hurricane Watch - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Hurricane Watch

A Hurricane or Tropical Storm Watch means that Hurricane or Tropical Storm conditions are likely to occur in the watch area within the next 36 hours.

Tropical storm conditions: Winds 39-73 mph
Hurricane conditions: 74 mph or greater

  • Keep track of the progress of the storm by watching your local news or by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
  • Make sure the family vehicles are in good running condition and have a full tank of gas.
  • Inspect and secure mobile home tie downs.
  • Be prepared to cover all window and door openings with shutters or other shielding materials.
  • Check your supply of  batteries and stock up on canned food, first aid supplies, drinking water, and medications.
  • Be prepared to bring lawn furniture and other loose, light-weight objects, such as garbage cans, garden tools, etc. inside.
  • Make sure you have an extra supply of cash on hand.
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