In 2019, Hurricane Dorian fired a warning shot across Florida’s bow. Although the brunt of the storm hit much farther south, the Category 5 storm was a wake-up call for many of us in South Florida. It’s a reminder that these powerful weather events should never be taken lightly.
One direct hit could be a replay of the devastation that hit the Jersey Shore in 2012. For any given hurricane season, even a minor storm can have a big impact on the state of Florida. If a category 5 storm were to directly hit the state, the resulting damage to life and property could prove catastrophic. The key to surviving these powerful storms is being prepared. Here are six crucial tips to help you be hurricane ready: