I have lived in Texas since 1997.
Every year, a hurricane threatens our shores. Every year, we evacuate. Every year, we come back to boarded up windows, a few downed tree branches and no damage.
Every year, we've been lucky.
If you are in the "cone of uncertainty" get out. Head inland. Take your kids, your photos and your pets. Leave.
I hope nothing gets damaged but your wallet.
I hope in a couple of days I can post about how "the media" LOVES to prep for hurricanes. They love the 24 hour coverage, the dire warnings, the duh duh DUMMMMM music.
I'm going to wait until after tho.