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an area of disturbed weather in the tropics that has the potential of storm development.
a closed low pressure circulation at the surface in the tropics with winds up to 39 miles per hour (mph).
a closed low pressure circulation at the surface in the tropics with winds 39 to 73 mph.
a closed low pressure circulation in the tropics with winds in excess of 74 mph.
Small Craft Advisory:
when issued in conjunction with possible hurricane conditions for this area, advised small craft operators to take precautions and not to venture into the open gulf.
when winds of 38 to 55 mph are expected.
when winds of 55 to 74 mph are expected. Normally, not used in the Gulf or this area; usually hurricane warnings follow gale warnings.
hurricane may threaten this area within 24 to 36 hours.
hurricane force winds or high tides and seas are expected to strike this area within 24 hours.
Before a Hurricane Threatens
When a Watch is Issued
When a Warning Is Issued
If You Stay at Home
If You Evacuate
After the Hurricane
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