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Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

The most active time for hurricanes and tropical storms in the Northeast is late August through September. Hurricanes have the power to cause widespread devastation, and can affect both coastal and inland areas with flooding, high winds and potential tornadoes.

Hurricane infographics.

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