I work at the American Red Cross National HQ and can't emphasize
enough the necessity for preparation. For all affected by the
hurricane, please refer to the following URL for disaster supply
kit and hurricane preparation information:
Please be safe throughout the weekend and be aware of the dangers
you face. If you feel the urge to donate to your favored disaster
relief charity - be it money, blood, time, or supplies - now is
the time to help out.