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    Hurricane Preparation



     

    Written by:

    Jair Nogueira

    Date:

    Sep 12, 2018

    Written by

     

    Jair Nogueira

    Date

     

    Sep 12, 2018

    Don't wait for the last minute! 

     

     
     
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    Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1st until November 30th

    The effects of hurricanes may be catastrophic even when proper measures are taken. Winds and rain can destroy power and water supplies quickly. Telephone lines get jammed because of the high amount calls and heavy rains increase the chances of floods. That's why it's very important to follow the guidelines of the local authorities and act responsibly before, during, and after. 

     

    Water:

     

    Fuel and Energy:

     

    Other Tips:

     

    If you own an EPIRB please read our safety tips to prevent false activation. Also, make sure to carry your personal locator beacon with you, which can be a lifesaving equipment if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation and your cellphone is not working. They don’t depend on regular cell phone frequency. A PLB will communicate directly with USCG or AFRCC or any local authority and they will be able to find you wherever you are, given the current conditions.

     

    You can stay up-to-date with your local news and local authorities’ social media channels. Also, you can access some of the links below for a more detailed list of precautions.  

     

    Hurricane Category Classification:

    Cat 1 = 74 - 95 mph 

    Cat 2 = 96 - 110 mph           

    Cat 3 = 111 - 129 mph

    Cat 4 = 130 - 156 mph

    Cat 5 = 157 – or higher

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