Hurricanes are dangerous for many reasons, but can leave your home and family in horrible situations. Knowing the proper steps to take before disaster strikes is important. In this article, we will be describing the many steps you should take before a hurricane hits.
You need to know how at risk your area is. Consider hurricane damage, but also how at risk you are from flooding, wind, and tornadoes. Within this step is knowing where to evacuate to. Communicate this plan with everyone in your household.
Make sure you will be alerted from the national weather service. There are 3 possible alerts you will receive. An advisory is not life-threatening, but the conditions at hand will be inconvenient. A watch means a tropical storm or hurricane will hit in 48 hours, so keep up to date with the local news to get more information. This is where you would start to gather your emergency supplies you have stocked. A warning is expecting a tropical storm or hurricane within 36 hours. This is where you begin the evacuation plan if you are in a high risk area. Keep your community included by checking with neighbors and senior citizens who maybe need some extra assistance.
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