There is still great uncertainty around the track of Hurricane Joaquin. As of Wednesday, there's a good chance that Joaquin will head toward the eastern seaboard — but there is still a shot that it could turn out to sea, too.

Even though it is several days away, many NJ residents want to know how they can properly prepare themselves now for the upcoming storm. So here, I explain a couple of measures you may want to consider right away.

Dan Zarrow is the Chief Meteorologist for Townsquare Media New Jersey. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter for your latest forecast.