Are You Prepared? | Hurricane Season 2017

Today marks the kickoff to Hurricane season 2017. National Weather forecasters are predicting this hurricane season to be above average with 11 to 17 named storms. Of those storms, there could be between five and nine hurricanes and two to four major hurricanes. Residents living in South Florida know the potential damage hurricanes can inflict on their homes and lives. There's always the potential for storm activity. Hurricanes can't be stopped, but we can prepare for them.

What do I need to prepare?

  • Make a list of emergency contacts
  • Plan locations away from home
  • Secure location for Pets
  • Gather emergency supplies

Emergency Supplies:

  • Gallon of water per person, per day for at least 3 days
  • 3 day supply of nonperishable food
  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Cell phone charger

Whether it's a major hurricane or tropical storm, it doesn't mean that its not dangerous. Storms can cause damage to your property regardless of the strength of the storm. It's important to be prepared as securing last minute emergency supplies is be difficult. Get prepared today!

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