Watch or Warning?

HURRICANE WATCH:
Hurricane conditions pose a possible threat to your area within 36 hours. In especially vulnerable areas, early evacuation may be necessary when a watch is issued. Otherwise you should review hurricane safety procedures and make preparations. Listen to radio and television for the latest information and instructions for your location.
HURRICANE WARNING:
Hurricane conditions are expected in your area within 24 hours. Areas subject to storm surge or tides should be evacuated as well as areas which could be isolated by flood waters. Follow the instructions of local officials. You will not be asked to leave your home unless your life is threatened.