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Fakes exist, but the original photo showing windows holding back a wall of water during Hurricane Ian is real

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No, a video doesn’t show Florida students walking through a flooded school hallway after Hurricane Ian

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Vice President Harris didn’t say Hurricane Ian relief will be directed toward ‘communities of color’

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You may be eligible for reimbursement if you bought or rented a generator because of Hurricane Ian

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Yes, only four Category 5 hurricanes have ever made landfall in mainland U.S.

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Don’t use a generator in the rain, unless you have a suitable cover

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Yes, water was ‘sucked out’ of Tampa Bay by Hurricane Ian in phenomenon called ‘reverse storm surge’

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No, homeowners and renters insurance doesn’t typically cover flood damage from hurricanes

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No, hotels and motels are not required to take pets during emergencies

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Yes, drought can make it harder for soil to absorb water

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UPS delivery trucks don’t have air conditioning

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No, closing doors won't save money on central A/C

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Yes, hot weather can damage asphalt runways

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How to stay cool in a heat wave: 5 Fast Facts

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Yes, heat led to the deaths of at least 2,000 cattle in Kansas

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Yes, 6 extreme weather events happened in the U.S. on June 13

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