Spectrum News Storm Season 2017

Spectrum News and our Weather On The 1s Experts want to make sure you're well-prepared when severe weather threatens. Our Storm Season 2017 section has everything you need to stay ahead of the storm and what to do in the aftermath.

Hurricane Maria grows, threatens storm-battered Caribbean
Hurricane Maria grew into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm Monday. Updated 09/18/2017 10:08 PM

BEFORE THE STORM:

MORE STORM NEWS:

2017 STORM NAMES:

  • Arlene 
  • Bret
  • Cindy 
  • Don 
  • Emily 
  • Franklin 
  • Gert 
  • Harvey 
  • Irma 
  • Jose 
  • Katia 
  • Lee 
  • Maria 
  • Nate 
  • Ophelia 
  • Philippe 
  • Rina 
  • Sean 
  • Tammy 
  • Vince 
  • Whitney

INTERACTIVE RADAR:


STORM SAFETY:

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MARY WASSON REVIEWS HISTORY OF TEXAS FLOODS:


ADAM KRUEGER REVIEWS TORNADO SAFETY:


KELLY SLIFKA REVIEWS LIGHTNING SAFETY:


Spectum News Storm Season

STORM PREP:

Do you have a communications plan for you and your family? Having a plan in place well ahead of time is essential. Here are a few things to keep in mind before, during and after a storm.

  • What to do before the storm
  • Staying safe during the storm
  • Filing insurance claims
  • "Turn Around, Don't Down" & other safety tips

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HURRICANE SUPPLY CHECKLIST

STORM SUPPLY CHECKLIST:

Be prepared ahead of time by assembling a supply kit ahead of time, so you're not rushing to the busy stores right before a storm hits. Here's what you need and how to get it.

  • What should be in your storm kit
  • House prep checklist
  • Medical needs
  • Preparing your pet

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HURRICANE QUIZ:

Hurricane Quiz

Are you a weather expert? Take our interactive quiz and put your knowledge of tropical storms, hurricanes — past and present — to the test. [START QUIZ]

HURRICANE MYTHS:

Hurricane Myths

To duct tape or to not duct tape? Should you fill your bathtub for drinking water? Here's the lowdown on several common hurricane myths. [SEE MYTHS]