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Lie of the Storm: 9 Hurricane-Related Rumors

Where big storms go, misinformation tends to follow.

Published Aug 30, 2019

 (NOAA/NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team)
Image Via NOAA/NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

If it's that time of year for hurricane preparations, it's probably also time to do our part to slow the misinformation that inevitably floods screens during natural disasters. Check with local officials for instructions and updates; and maybe leave the memes to drift back out to sea.

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Bond Huberman is a former editor for Snopes.

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