The Westside Gazette

Hurricane Preparedness Week May 15-21, 2016

HURRICANE-PREPAREDNESSHurricane Preparedness Week May 15-21, 2016

Sunday, May 15th

Determine your risk — Find out today what types of wind and water hazards could happen where you live, and then start preparing now to handle them. Hurricanes are..

Monday, May 16th

Develop an evacuation plan — The first thing you need to do is to find out if you live in a storm surge hurricane evacuation zone or if you’re in a home that would be unsafe during…

Tuesday, May 17th

Secure an insurance check-up — Call your insurance company or agent and ask for an insurance check-up to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance to repair or..

Wednesday, May 18th

Assemble disaster supplies — You’re going to need supplies not just to get through the storm but for the potentially lengthy and aftermath. Have enough non-perishable..

Thursday, May 19th 

Strengthen your home — If you plan to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane specification. Many of these.

Friday, May 20th

Identify your trusted sources of information for a hurricane event — NOAA’s National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center are your official source.

Saturday, May 21st

Complete your written hurricane plan

The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and a pressure.

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