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2013 Hurricane Season – Tips to Stay Prepared

The most dangerous point of hurricane season is approaching. It’s important to be prepared to make sure you are ready for a hurricane that may hit your area. Planning for an emergency ahead of time could increase your chances of safety. Here are some tips to help you be prepared for a potential hurricane this season.

 

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  • Go to the supermarkets as soon as you can to load up on items such as water, bread, non perishable items, and medical items, and build a supply kit.
  • Have an ample supply of pet food if you are a pet owner.
  • Refill any prescriptions that you need and may be running out of.
  • Make multiple copies of personal documents.
  • Keep flashlights, lanterns and plenty of batteries on hand in case a power outage occurs. It’s a good idea to have different battery sizes ready.
  • Stock up on candles and matches.
  • Put a full tank of gas in your car, or at least enough gas to be able to drive in an emergency situation when gas stations are closed.
  • Board up windows and glass doors to avoid glass breaking due to high winds.
  • Have an evacuation plan ready in case you are part of a zone that is forced to leave. Make arrangements for a place to stay ahead of time if possible. Plan escape routes and meeting spots with your family.
  • Buy a generator to have as a back up power source just in case you lose electricity.
  • Keep battery powered TVs or radios on hand to help keep you informed in case of a power outage. Recharge anything that needs to be charged ahead of time.
  • Learn whether or not your area is prone to flooding, and prepare your house accordingly.
  • Tie down or take in all outdoor furniture, decorations, garbage pails, etc.
  • Have emergency contacts easily identifiable in your phone.

 

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