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Hurricane Season: 20 ways to prepare

Espresso Logo By Lisa Reddy of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: When weather turns, it’s crucial to have an evacuation plan and an emergency checklist to cross-reference. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend keeping an easy-to-access list of emergency telephone numbers, a working fire extinguisher, as well as an emergency kit in case of power loss. If evacuation is mandatory, make sure you’re familiar with the safest route, as well as where to find the closest shelter. Whatever your evacuation plan may be, it’s recommended to review the area and route at least 36 hours before the storm is expected to hit.

Make a plan

When weather turns, it’s crucial to have an evacuation plan and an emergency checklist to cross-reference. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend keeping an easy-to-access list of emergency telephone numbers, a working fire extinguisher, as well as an emergency kit in case of power loss.

If evacuation is mandatory, make sure you’re familiar with the safest route, as well as where to find the closest shelter. Whatever your evacuation plan may be, it’s recommended to review the area and route at least 36 hours before the storm is expected to hit.

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