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Hurricane

Preparing for hurricanes is crucial for individuals living in hurricane-prone regions, as these powerful storms can cause widespread devastation and pose significant risks to life and property. To protect your property, it is essential to fortify your home by securing doors and windows, trimming trees and shrubs, and reinforcing roofs and structures to withstand high winds. Installing storm shutters, reinforcing garage doors, and securing outdoor furniture and objects can help minimize damage from flying debris and strong winds during a hurricane.

Surviving hurricanes requires careful planning and preparation, including creating an emergency kit with essential supplies such as food, water, medications, first aid supplies, and important documents. Developing a family emergency plan that outlines evacuation routes, designated shelters, communication strategies, and meeting points is essential for ensuring the safety of your loved ones during a hurricane. Staying informed about weather alerts, evacuation orders, and emergency updates from local authorities is critical for making informed decisions and taking timely action to protect yourself and your family.

In the event of a hurricane, it is important to follow evacuation orders if instructed to do so and seek shelter in a safe location away from flood-prone areas and storm surge zones. During the storm, stay indoors, away from windows, and in an interior room on the lowest level of your home to minimize exposure to high winds and flying debris. After the hurricane passes, exercise caution when venturing outside, as downed power lines, flooding, and debris may pose additional hazards. By being prepared, staying vigilant, and following safety guidelines, you can enhance your chances of surviving a hurricane and protecting your property from the destructive forces of these powerful storms.

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Keeping your Boat Safe During a Hurricane

Prepper
June 21, 2023
One of the most common and devastating natural disasters in the southern US is hurricanes. Living in Florida means being well-prepared for these powerful storms and addressing critical concerns for boat owners in hurricane-prone regions is vital.

The Dos & Don'ts During a Hurricane

Survivalist
September 10, 2022
While not all hurricanes are severe and deadly, it would be silly and reckless to treat any category of hurricane casually. There are some standard dos and don’ts to adhere to during a hurricane. While these guidelines can depend on the storm category, if you want to err on the side of caution, these should be adhered to no matter the severity.

Places at Risk of Hurricanes

Historian
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The Atlantic Hurricane Season can be a devastating one. The southeast United States, Caribbean, Bahamas, and other Atlantic regions are especially prone to hurricanes.

Hazards of Hurricanes

Prepper
July 11, 2022
Hurricanes are bad enough on their own. Unfortunately, they don’t come alone. There are several subsequent hazards that come along with them like: Storm Surges, Tornadoes, inland flooding, and more. Preparing for these hazards will make all the difference when you find yourself faced with a hurricane.

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2017: Survival Stories

Reporter
December 10, 2021
The Atlantic hurricane season of 2017 is unforgettable. The season saw an astounding number of named storms and hurricanes, with an even more startling number of major hurricanes compared to other years.

Surviving a Hurricane

Survivalist
August 30, 2021
With these storms having the ability to bring on a deadly situation, it is silly not to take them seriously. As natives of Florida, the team members at Prepper Life are used to hurricane season and can often forget how unpredictable and dangerous they can be.

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Hurricane

Survivalist
November 7, 2017
Despite the advanced warning you may receive, once one hits your area you may be pretty shaken up. Assuming the hurricane wasn't a category five, a good preparedness plan will lessen the severity of care needed after the hurricane passes.

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Tornado

Survivalist
October 25, 2017
The first thing you should do in the wake of a tornado is address any injuries. If you know of someone that injured call 911 and then tend to them immediately.

How to be Prepared for a Hurricane

Prepper
March 12, 2017
Hurricanes are tropical storms that have graduated to a storm with a minimum wind speed of 74-75 mph. They form cyclonic storms with high wind speed, heavy rain and cover a large area when formed.