(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- The Medical University of South Carolina is hosting its 14th annual Hurricane Awareness Day on Wednesday, according to The Post and Courier.
The event will feature a panel of experts from the American Red Cross and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who will help Lowcountry residents prepare for hurricane season.
The Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, and NOAA predicts that 2013 will be a bad year for hurricanes. They are expecting between 12 and 18 named storms, with 6 to 10 of them becoming strong enough to be hurricanes.
The event will be held in MUSC Horseshoe on Ashley Avenue in Charleston, S.C., and will start at 10 a.m. and end at 2 p.m.
Residents across the state are urged to be prepared for hurricane season.
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