Week 3 (September 13-19) of National Preparedness Month focuses on Hurricanes. Although California almost never experiences hurricanes, this may be helpful with all the El Nino forecasts. This week alone, the forecast for Long Beach has rain tonight and tomorrow.
Here are 3 quick tips to prepare for hurricanes:
- Make a plan – specific meeting locations, emergency contacts, and procedures
- Make a kit – organize a supply kit with basic survival items
- Protect your home – secure items and make sure insurance is up to date
For the complete detailed list, go to http://www.mnn.com/family/protection-safety/sponsorstory/6-tips-to-prepare-for-a-hurricane and http://www.coastalliving.com/lifestyle/preparing-for-hurricane-irene