“Weather” you evacuate or ride out the storm, be ready!

Always listen to authorities regarding whether you should evacuate or stay at home.

If a hurricane is coming, you may hear an order from authorities to evacuate (leave your home). Never ignore an order to evacuate. Even sturdy, well-built houses may not hold up against a hurricane. Staying home to protect your property is not worth risking your health and safety.

You may hear an order to stay at home. If driving conditions are dangerous, staying at home might be safer than leaving.

Remember to do the following:

  • Have the tools/supplies for set up readily available.
  • Document and Insure your property.
  • Have a plan with your neighbors.
  • Know your evacuation routes and backups!
  • Get involved in your community to understand their plans for emergencies!