The National Hurricane Center offers their number one tip for hurricane season: get a plan! In most cases, a lot of damage can be prevented when people have a plan of how to prepare for a storm. Simple tasks such as storing canned food and bottled water in your home, removing tree branches near windows, and having wooden boards ready for doors and windows can make a huge difference in your safety. Also, try to plan an evacuation route in case you and your family need to leave the area in an emergency.
Check out NHC’s video from their hurricane preparedness series and learn other tips to see how you can prepare you and your family for this upcoming hurricane season.