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Hurricane 2018: Gear Up To Gut It Out. Prepare Your Kit Now.

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In the months before Hurricane Irma plotted a path through the heart of Tampa Bay, analysts and experts dubbed the region the most vulnerable metropolitan area in the United States to a direct hurricane strike.

Locals cleared supermarket shelves and pumped gas stations dry as Irma grew to become the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. But then, following in the footsteps of every major hurricane for the past century, somehow Irma avoided making landfall in Tampa Bay.

Still, local emergency coordinators fear the region’s history of good fortune will make residents even more complacent this storm season.

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