During a Hurricane


  • Leave as early as possible to avoid heavy traffic.
  • Follow recommended evacuation routes.
  • Take your emergency supply kit.
  • Secure your home before leaving.
  • Unplug electrical equipment.
  • Shut off water, gas, and electricity if instructed.
  • Stay updated through local authorities and news sources.
  • Use a battery-powered radio for regular updates.

If You Need to Stay Home

  • Keep your emergency supply kit accessible.
  • Listen to the radio or TV for hurricane updates.
  • Stay away from windows; seek shelter in a windowless room or closet.
  • Stay inside until you receive an official message that the hurricane has passed.