Hurricane Safety AJ and Ciara
When are hurricanes most likely to occur? • Hurricane season starts June 1st • When the water is 80 degrees and 200 feet. • They get there intense energy from warm water.
What is a hurricane watch • A Hurricane Watch is issued by the National Weather Service when there is a threat of a hurricane conditions within 24-36 hours.
What is a hurricane warning • A Hurricane Warning is issued by the National Weather Service when hurricane conditions are expected in 24 hours or less.
What do before a Hurricane. • Stay tuned • Get supplies • Food & water. • Cooler & camping stove with fuel. • Two weeks supplies of meds. • Extra batteries and first aid. • Prepare • Fuel vehicles. • Secure mobile home tie down. • Prepare to cover windows and doors. • Prepare to secure outdoor furniture. • Cash. • Plans to take care of your pets.
What do you do during a hurricane • During a hurricane stay in side • Stay away from windows and doors • Close all doors • Go to the basement or a secure room like a bathroom or closet • Be alert for tornados that can be caused by a hurricane
What do you do after a hurricane? • Stay in your protected area until announcements. • Avoid using candles and other open flames indoors. • Avoid downed power lines and any water in which they may be lying.