• Cover all of your home’s windows with hurricane shutters to protect your windows from high winds, as a last resort use pre-cut 5/8”ply wood.
  • Bring in all outdoor furniture, decorations, garbage cans and anything else that is not tied down that can become airborne missiles.
  • Keep all trees and shrubs well trimmed so they are more wind resistant.
  • Secure your home by closing shutters, and securing outdoor objects or bringing them inside.
  • Turn off utilities as instructed. Otherwise, turn the refrigerator thermostat to its coldest setting and keep its doors closed.
  • Turn off propane tanks.
  • Ensure a supply of water for sanitary purposes such as cleaning and flushing toilets. Fill the bathtub and other large containers with water.
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