Preparing Your Family – Your Life for Hurricane Arthur and other storms

wireless emergency alertsAre you ready for Hurricane Arthur? Does your family have a plan?

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season began on May 15 and will end on November 30. By working as a community, lives can be saved despite natural disasters breaking apart our homes and towns. They don’t have to break apart our families if we properly prepare and are aware of what to do.

Ready.gov/hurricanes  has tips about what to do to prepare:

1. Sign up for WEAs (Wireless Emergency Alerts): Wireless Emergency Alerts are automatic texts sent to you in an emergency. Alerts received at the right time can help keep you safe during an emergency. With WEA, warnings can be sent to your mobile device when you may be in harm’s way, without need to download an app or subscribe to a service.

2. Build an Emergency Kit

3. Making a Family Communications Plan

4. Download the following guide: How to Prepare for a Hurricane Guide

Hurricanes have the power to cause widespread devastation, and can affect both coastal and inland areas. How to Prepare for a Hurricane explains how to protect yourself and your property, and details the steps to take now so that you can act quickly at a time when every second counts.

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