Hurricanes are dangerous and can cause lots of damage if you are not prepared. Here are a few useful tips to keep you and your family safe during a hurricane. If a hurricane is coming, evacuate the area. Go somewhere that you will be safe. Have a emergency kit ready just in case you cannot evacuate the area. It should include a flashlight, a radio, extra food, water, and extra batteries for the flashlight and radio.
Do's and Don'ts
Hurricane Watch or Warning has been issued in your area, here are some does and
doníts. DO keep a TV on to watch if the Hurricane Watch has been upgraded to a
HURRICANE WARNING. If this happens, DONíT panic. DO have a plan at the ready.
Go to a safe place. Usually, meteorologists (a weather man or woman) will tell
you about 1 to 2 weeks in advance. Board up your house and take your pets to an
animal refuge. They will be safe there. In case the refuge is full, you should
have a backup plan for your pets too. Once the hurricane is upon you, DONíT go
outside if there are strong winds. Sometimes things can blow into your face,
hurting you. DO alert other family members and friends where you will be staying
so they can they wonít worry about you as much. DO have multiple places to
stay at incase your first choice is full. These are some handy tips for dealing