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Officially, the 2014 Hurricane Season begins on June 1st and goes through November 30th. Although this is the timeline when most severe weather storms form, it's not always the case—as we saw in 2012 when Alberto and Beryl developed in the month of May, an occurrence that has happened only two other times in the past 120 years! During severe weather, residents of Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, Lakewood Ranch, North Port and surrounding areas are advised to tune into ABC 7 and for up-to-date weather information and preparation tips. Our free downloadable Hurricane Guide will put vital information in your hands in the event of severe weather. Stay safe - Bob Harrigan, Chief Meteorologist, ABC 7.

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