Hurricane Watch vs. Warning

A hurricane watch and warning may sound similar, but the two have very different meanings (and expected reactions.) A watch means that storm conditions are possible in your area within 48 hours or less. A... Read More

5 Most Overlooked Special Safety Needs in a Hurricane

When preparing for a hurricane, there are many situations that require special considerations and planning. Here are extra precautions to take for special needs situations, including care for medications, disability, seniors, children and pets: MEDICATIONS... Read More

Building Your Family Hurricane Plan

Talking to your family about a hurricane plan not only makes sure everyone is prepared, it also helps mitigate panic during the storm. Here’s what to make sure everyone in the family knows: 1. Resources... Read More

Key Hurricane Terms You Need to Know

When you live in a hurricane danger zone, you’ll hear a lot of weather words tossed around on the news during storm season. Many of these key terms are similar, but the subtle vocabulary differences... Read More