Preparation for a Storm
With technology today, we can usually predict when a large storm is going to hit. Here are some helpful tips to prepare you and your loved ones for a storm.
- Tune into your local weather radio station, TV channel, or app.
- Depending on the type of storm, you must evaluate your situation.
Your location matters. You need to find a safe place that offers shelter.
- Create an emergency plan.
Know where you are going (locate fast exit points or where to stay)
Memorize emergency phone numbers
- Prepare an emergency kit. Each kit should include:
Non perishable foods
First Aid Kit (essential medications)
- Prepare your home.
Make sure your insurance is adequate
Learn how to safely turn off your power, gas, and water
Remove tree branches or other dangers close to your home
Check your roof and gutters clear