Are you prepared for hurricane season? Here are a few ways you can start

Are you prepared for hurricane season? Here are a few ways you can start

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 Having alerts about the closeness of the hurricane to your area can benefit for evacuation purposes and preparing for the next steps. Stock up on non-perishables Since hurricanes cause power...
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