Hurricane Preparation Guidelines -2018

Hurricane-Season

COMMISSIONER DAVID L FUENTES URGES ALL RESIDENTS TO BE READY AND PREPARED THIS HURRICANE SEASON. 

  • Sign up to receive weather and emergency alerts
  • Discuss and practice an emergency plan with your family
  • Assemble an emergency supplies kit that includes a NOAA weather radio
  • Have an emergency bag ready to go with important documents in case you need to evacuate
  • Keep your vehicle's gas tank full
  • Trim trees and branches that can easily fall on your home or vehicle
  • Secure loose objects outside your house before severe weather moves in
  • According to ready.gov, every emergency preparedness kit should have the following items:
  • Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
  • Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food (canned food, baby food, Granola bars, energy bars)
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
  • Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger
  • Emergency reflector vest
  • Medications for family members
  • Cash
  • Emergency Contact information/documents
  • Insect repellant/sun screen

YOU CAN FIND A LIST OF MORE ITEMS, AND TIPS ON BEING PREPARED AT:

Ready.gov

National Hurricane Center 

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