Hurricane Safety Tips

Terms to Know

Hurricane Watch:                 Hurricane conditions are a real possibility for
an area.

Hurricane Warning:            
A hurricane is EXPECTED within 24 hours.
Being precautionary action at once.

 

At Hurricane Warning:

1.         Listen for weather updates and stay informed.

2.         Fill gas tank in your vehicle.

3.         Keep portable radio and flashlight on hand – with fresh batteries.

4.         Have cash available in case banks/ATMs are not available.

5.         Clear your yard of all loose objects.

6.         Keep a First Aid Kit on hand.

7.         Store drinking water in clean containers.

8.         Have canned goods and a manual can opener available.

9.         Shutter, board or tape windows.

10.       Plan a flood- free evacuation route, and know where to go.

11.       IF ORDERED TO EVACUATE, OBEY IMMEDIATELY.

12.       Take your hurricane evacuation kit. Let friends and neighbors
know where you are going. If possible, leave a message on the
HT Team answering machine as to where you are.

13.       Do not enter evacuated areas until local officials have issued and
all clear.

Have a Blessed Day,

James Suggs

Education and Information is Key to success.

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