Consider This: Hugo 25th Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago, Hugo slammed the Carolina coast killing many people and devastating the region. At that time it was the most damaging hurricane ever recorded.

Consider This:

Local emergency preparedness officials often say it's not if it will happen, but when. With the construction and population growth in our area since 1989, a storm like Hugo would most likely mean even more devastation for the region. That's why it is so important that you have a plan to prepare your home and evacuate if a similar storm approaches.

Hopefully officials are wrong and this area won't be hit with another major storm. All of us still need a plan of action and can just consider ourselves lucky if we never have to follow it.

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