Some Not-So-Common Hurricane Preparedness Tips

As we continue to truck through hurricane season, it’s important to make sure you’re always prepared for danger. You’ve heard us say over and over again, make sure your disaster supply kit is prepared, determine a safe escape route, write down emergency numbers as your cell phone could lose battery. While all these tips are most definitely important, we thought we’d share some tips that might not always be top of mind:

  • Always have cash, in case electricity goes out. ATMs won’t work.
  • Keep the gas tank in your car at least half full.
  • Fill up your bathtub for toilet flushing water.
  • Leave a porch light switched on so that utility crews will be able to determine immediately the success of specific repairs.

What are some unique tips you’ve learn to prepare for severe weather?