How to Prepare for a Hurricane
Now that we’re in the heart of hurricane season, it’s important to revisit what you’ll need to stay safe. Here are some helpful tips and resources to get started.
Take care of your house:
Hurricanes and damage may go hand-in-hand, but there are some ways to protect your home and minimize damage.
- Guard your windows
- Protect property from flood damage
- Secure loose objects
- Prepare appliances for power outages
- Create a home inventory
Click here for more information.
Stock up on supplies:
Being prepared for a hurricane starts with planning and shopping ahead. Buy these supplies in advance. .
- Non-perishable food (at least 3 days worth) and don’t forget the can opener!
- Flashlight and batteries
- First aid kit
- Important documents
Click here for the full list of supplies.
If you need to evacuate or if your home is particularly vulnerable, click here to find Orange County shelters.
Stay dry, stay safe, and be prepared for hurricane season 2018!