Hurricane

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What to Do in Specific Emergency Situations

Hurricanes

Hurricanes are a type of tropical cyclone, classified into five categories based on their wind speed, central pressure, and damage potential. Categories 3 and higher are considered major hurricanes. In the United States, all Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastal areas are subject to hurricanes or tropical storms. Hurricanes can bring winds that exceed 155 miles per hour and can cause major damage to both coastlines and inland regions. They can also result in severe flooding from coastal surges and excess rain, in which case transit workers should regard the flood  precautions and advice. If you and your customers are caught in a hurricane, understand and adhere to the following:

Transit Facilities:

Transit Vehicles: