How to make sure you get a little bit of rain in your life and a little more for the next hurricane?
If you’ve been watching the weather lately, you probably know the answer.
Hurricane Irma has hit the Caribbean, causing widespread devastation and evacuations.
As the storm moves into the United States, the National Weather Service has warned that storm surge and the potential for flooding are very real.
“This storm is a harbinger of things to come,” the weather service said in a statement this week.
“We can’t afford to wait for a catastrophic event like Irma to hit our country again.
We need to prepare now.”
If you’re wondering how to prepare for the storm, here’s how.
Know the forecast for the area 2.
Follow the advice of your local FEMA office 3.
Make sure you are prepared for the potential impacts of the storm 4.
Learn more about your home and the home and business infrastructure around it 5.
Make your home more resilient against the storm by building additional flood and storm walls and barriers 6.
Install a barrier like a walkway or a raingarden to help keep the storm out 7.
Use the advice above to make the most of the time you have to get out and see the storm 8.
Make a plan for how you will use your vacation, vacation, or family trip 9.
Don’t forget to check out our Hurricane Irma tips for your home.