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The National Weather Service (NWS) will issue watches and warnings for severe weather.

  • Watch means conditions are right and the potential for severe weather exists. Stay aware of weather conditions through direct observations, broadcasts, and technology. Be prepared to react.
  • Warning means dangerous weather is occurring or is imminent based on Doppler radar information. Take action and move to safety.
Aerial view of a hurricane
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