Stay indoors away from doors and windows, in an area with the walls close together such as a hallway or closet. Keep something with you such as a mattress or pillow to protect your head.
If you are in a two-story house, go to an interior first-floor room.
Leave an accessible exit in case of fire.
Don't go outside, even during the lull when the eye passes, unless it is an emergency.
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Prepare for storm surge and flooding.
If you have a pet, consider keeping it in the room with you in a travel carrier.
Listen to a battery- powered radio or TV.