Tropical Cyclone Wilma off Fiji (Photo credit: NASA Goddard Photo and Video)
You should be prepare as well. Don't be an idiot and stay to weather out a storm. Especially if their is an order to evacuate.
If you live in a trailer you should never whether out a storm. You should go to the nearest shelter or start heading north out of the path of a storm.
If you leave town you should always be prepared because more than likely you will have no electric or water when you return to your home.
If you have never been through a hurricane read the links below to get yourself prepared for hurricane season which is now.
You may not be able to get supplies when they report on the news a tropical storm is heading toward your area.