HOUSTON KHOU 11 News Meteorologist Chita Johnson visited the Weather Museum on Monday to take a closer look at hurricanes.

Johnson even entered the Hurricane simulator at the museum to find out what it feels like to be inside of a hurricane.

This is a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 78 miles per hour, Johnson said.

According to Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, that is a minimal hurricane.

It s important to remember how deadly, costly and severe these storms can be, Johnson said. Be prepared. First aid kit, water, batteries -- just a few things you will need, Johnson said. You may pick up your hurricane guide at KHOU during business hours.

For more information about hurricanes, please visit Hurricane Central.

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