Hurricane Prep 101: Know how to escape if a storm hits Baldwin County

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Do you know where to go if you need to evacuate for a hurricane?

Find out now, not when the storm is barreling down, rain is pounding and internet is spotty.

First, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone. See the evacuation map for Baldwin County here: Evacuation Zones (baldwincountyal.gov)

Next, discuss with your family where you would go and how you would get there. Find a list of Baldwin County evacuation routes here: Evacuation Routes (baldwincountyal.gov)

Don’t wait until county officials call for an immediate evacuation. As the storm nears and forecasters fine tune the storm’s path, continue your hurricane preparations and make sure cars are gassed up and emergency kits are packed so that your family can be ready to leave when the evacuation call is made.

To learn more about hurricane preparedness, read Gulf Coast Media's Stay Alert 2022 preparedness guide, or visit National Hurricane Preparedness | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa.gov). 

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