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WATCH | Storm Watch 2020 Special Report

Posted at 7:42 AM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 20:10:48-04

ABC Action News is Taking Action for You to help keep your family safe this hurricane season.

The big question in 2020, how do you prepare amid the COVID-19 pandemic?

We're reaching out to local and state officials for the steps you can take now to prepare for a storm.

What changes may you see this storm season?

Our team of meteorologists are here to help you get better prepared and more informed this hurricane season.

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HURRICANE TERMS TO KNOW

Tropical Storm WATCH: An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) are possible within the specified coastal area within 48 hours.

Tropical Storm WARNING: An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) are expected within the specified coastal area within 36 hours.

Hurricane WATCH: An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are possible somewhere within the specified coastal area. A hurricane watch is issued 48 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds.

Hurricane WARNING: An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are expected somewhere within the specified coastal area. A hurricane warning is issued 36 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds