Hurricane Dorian Is Slated To Approach The Florida Coast On Friday With 100 MPH Winds And Rain
As Hurricane Dorian travels through the Atlantic, weather maps have the path of this storm headed straight toward Florida. What was slated to be a tropical depression has now been reported as potentially strengthening to a Category 3 storm before it hits the Sunshine State. This storm has left forecasters scratching their heads quite a bit, which is why it’s important to stay in the know, especially for Florida residents. Before you write this storm off as just another passing depression, you might want to start preparing just in case.
Resources providing up-to-date coverage of the storm include CBS News and CNN. A few tips to help you prepare for hurricane season in Florida include:
Plan an evacuation route ahead of time.
Always keep non-perishable emergency supplies on hand.
Update your insurance policies.
Protect your home with storm shutters.
Cut down all weak branches and trees in your surrounding area.
Sometimes the best tips for hurricane preparation can come from those who have weathered the storms already, so add some of your own practical hurricane prep tips in the comments section.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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