Are you prepared for Hurricane Season?

Are you prepared for Hurricane Season?

In the northern Atlantic Ocean, hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. The most dangerous month of the season is September when historically the average of mature hurricanes peaks. If you have lived in Florida long enough, then you know the power that lies within a hurricane. According to NASA, “hurricanes are the most violent storms on earth.” Their winds can range from 74 mph to 157 mph or more! Winds that strong are catastrophic and we never know exactly when such a storm can develop, so we must always be prepared. How to prepare for Hurricane Season: Plan an evacuation route (ahead of time) Search for local shelters and your state’s Department of Transportation or Office of Emergency Management website to find evacuation routes. Sign up for local alerts Stock non-perishables Stock emergency supplies First aid kit/medicine Flashlights, extra batteries Waterproof matches Hygienic supplies Protective gear, blankets Priceless items (jewelry, heirlooms) Collect and safeguard critical...
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