Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Hurricane preparedness: Be ready for the wonderful weather reports (Video)

A man walks along the waterfront as Hurricane Irene passes to the east of Nassau. (LYNNE SLADKY/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
As Hurricane Irene continues to roll its way north, there are certain ways to prepare for the coming storm.

You can either follow Katie Roger’s fantastic hurricane resource list here, or you can watch the odd ritual of weathermen and women risking their lives to show people just how strong the wind really is. It’s a time-honored tradition for the weather reporters to slap on a rain slicker and battle the elements. Watch:

The Weather Channel on YouTube has a whole slew more for the long rainy days ahead. Stay dry!

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