Are you and your home prepared for a hurricane?

first_imgNow is the time to prepare for hurricane season to ensure the safety of you and your loved ones.Be sure you have these supplies on hand:~Store a supply of bottled water and easy-to-prepare, non-perishable foods. (The National Hurricane Center recommends havingenough to sustain your family for up to seven days.)~Keep cell phones and mobile devices charged, but also use mobile phones sparingly to conserve battery life.~Customers with landlines should keep a corded phone handy. That way, if your cell phone dies or your cordless landline phone runs out of battery, you can still report a power outage or call for help in an emergency.~Have a flashlight with fresh batteries on each floor of your home.~Utilize a battery-operated radio and monitor local weather forecasts. (Tune it to 850WFTL)~Also be sure to have plenty of other hurricane essentials on hand, including vital medications and a first-aid kit.Click HERE for our Hurricane Supplies ChecklistListen to interview with Scott Ranck of Florida Public Utilities for advice on how to prepare your home for a storm.SFS FPUClast_img

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