Hurricane season is officially upon us. Be prepared. We encourage all individuals, families, organizations and businesses to take stock, plan and get prepared. There are several things you can do before a storm to make sure you are ready, download the planning guide here.
It will add yet another layer to a very challenging time for all of us, but we will succeed in responding to these challenges regardless of what mother nature throws at us! The official forecast from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is calling for an above-normal season.
Atlantic hurricane season: June 1 through November 30
Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season: May 15-November 30
Central Pacific Hurricane Season: June 1-November 30
Hurricanes are dangerous and can cause major damage from storm surge, wind damage, rip currents and flooding. They can happen along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans. Storm surge historically is the leading cause of hurricane-related deaths in the United States.