Hurricane season runs June 1 to November 30 every year and it's best to be prepared. Citizens are encouraged to sign up for free Nixle alerts from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office by dialing 888777 on their cellphone. Once signed up, they will receive a text notification whenever a hurricane warning is issued for the area by the US National Weather Service. This will give you time to prepare your home and consider whether to evacuate to a safer location.
When you choose not to evacuate
During the Event:
Dealing with Damages:
OUTSIDE LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION
National Weather Service - provides information on the dangers presented by hurricanes
National Hurricane Center - Track hurricanes using a variety of imaging tools
LIVE Hurricane Tracking Map - with ArcGIS ABC13