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Warm weather travel could put you in the path of a hurricane or other weather


With many families poised for spring and summer travel, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is helping get travelers ready for hurricane season by highlighting National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 1-7.

“Our State Climatologist and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) have forecast an increase frequency and intensity of natural disasters like hurricanes,” IEMA Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau said. “So before your big vacation, find time to prepare for any kind of severe weather. It could save your life.”

With hurricane season spanning from June 1 to Nov. 30, there are several p...

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