The Atlantic hurricane season’s peak months — August through October – have begun. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate forecasters say the season is “shaping up to be above normal with the possibility that it could be very active”. I know, you’ve read this before. What still surprises me: that so many homeowners in our area wait until a hurricane is a day or two away before they take any real action.
Why not get prepared now, just in case? If you do not have flood insurance, buy some. If you do not have a generator, get one. If you are not aware how your insurance will respond to a hurricane, find out. No emergency supplies? Get them now. No plans to protect window openings? Call me for ideas and solutions. Do you have trees that are vulnerable to damage? I can direct you to an arborist to assist. Need to arrange for someone to check on your property after a storm? I can even assist with this. The key is to take action NOW, before the next hurricane arrives. Let me know if you or someone you know needd assistance developing a hurricane preparedness plan.
For a complete report on the peak hurricane season, check this eye opening report in Newsweek: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/hurricane-season-still-tracking-as-very-active-1.5856598?firstfree=yes