Storm surge, not high winds, is the big killer when a hurricane strikes.
Saturday at the 13th annual Flood and Hurricane Awareness Expo at the Boynton Beach Mall, residents had a chance to check which of the five evacuation zones in Palm Beach County they live in. For example, they may have learned that based on their zone, they might be able to stay in their home during a Category 1 or 2 storm, but have to evacuate in the case of a Category 3 hurricane or higher.
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