The County of Maui reminds the public of potential dangers that could arise after Hurricane Douglas makes landfall in Hawaii.
Hurricanes can cause dangerous and destructive high winds, flooding, heavy rain and storm surges. Carbon monoxide poisoning and driving through floodwaters cause injury and death after storms.
Follow these tips to keep yourself and your family safe during and immediately after Hurricane Douglas:
Stay out of flood waters
Stay safe during a power outage
Keep food and water safe
Food: Unsafe food can make you sick even if it looks, smells, and tastes normal. When in doubt, throw it out.
Throw away the following foods:
For more information and updates on Hurricane Douglas in Maui County, visit www.MauiCounty.gov.