Hurricane Preparedness



While hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and ends on November 30, it is important to remember that Mother Nature can, and will, do whatever she pleases. This year, our first named hurricane was Arlene and she arrived nearly six weeks early. So, while it is helpful to know when “hurricane season” is, it is prudent to be alert and ready at any time.

In addition to keeping paperwork up to date and in a place where it is either safely stored or easily accessible and portable, the gathering of necessities such as food, water, flashlights, . . . → Read More: Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

We’re still in hurricane season in the south and have nearly another three months left for this year (November 30 is the official end of the Atlantic hurricane season). Once we make it through September, however, we can usually breathe a big sigh of relief. (That is if we have not experienced a whopper for the season.) I say “usually” because, remember, last year’s devastating Hurricane Sandy arrived in late October.

There are things you can do to prepare in the event a hurricane does come your way. Of course, having a supply of batteries and a few . . . → Read More: Hurricane Preparedness