The Weather Channel and The Home Depot Inc. announced Monday that they will
distribute free copies of the annual hurricane-emergency guide developed by the
The 16-pager will be given away at more than 250 of the retail chain's stores
serving Atlantic and Gulf Coast shore points, as well as Hawaii, the companies
said. All told, about 500,000 copies have been published for distribution.
In addition, Home Depot said it is planning to host a series of
hurricane-preparedness workshops at those stores in the coming