2022 Hurricane Preparation Guide

2022-05-18 Hurricane Guide

Hurricane Preparation

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Page 6 CONTENTS PRESIDENT Mike Beatty PUBLISHER & EDITOR Glen Nickerson REGIONAL ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Omar Zucco SALES MANAGERS Warren Jarvis Carol Moore DIGITAL SALES Dave Woods MARKETING MANAGER David Hyde MANAGING EDITOR Scott Lawson FEATURES EDITOR Linda Gillis HURRICANE GUIDE EDITORS Marie Merchant & Ed Scott FRONT PAGE DESIGN Kim Gleason & Marie Merchant PAGE DESIGN Heather Hernandez & Kyle Gallimore Advertising: 941-205-6406 • Circulation: 941-206-1300 adno=3845085-1 10 things to know about storm surge page 37 2022 tropical storm/ hurricane names page 20 Area storm evacuation centers page 33 Business & Hurricane Expo event map & schedule pages 10-11 Should you stay or go? Things to consider. page 32 'It is easier to hide from the wind than run from water' page 12 Preparation reduces risks caused by tropical weather page 16 North Port strives to keep residents safe page 17 Hurricane season brings the community together page 18 Be informed, be prepared, be safe page 19 Active hurricane season expected page 20 History of storm names page 20 Take time now to get prepared page 21 Evacuation Zone Maps page 22 Hurricane Tracking Map page 23 Questions to ask if a family member is in an assisted living facility page 26 Keep your family & home safe page 26 What to do before, during & after page 27 Shopping for storm supplies page 28 Have a week's worth of supplies for after the storm page 28 Advice for hurricane season rookies page 29 Plan ahead to reduce pocketbook stress page 30 Be prepared to protect your financial interests page 30 Protecting vehicles … as much as possible page 31 Nautical know-how: Secure your vessel page 31 Protect your home page 32 Protecting livestock from hurricanes page 34 Keep your pets safe during emergencies page 34 Prepare your business for a storm page 35 Stay informed to weather dangers page 36 Backup your data: Storms can render computers useless page 36 Understanding the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale page 38 Using and storing generators safely page 38 Timing is everything for island evacuations page 39 What to eat and what to trash after a storm page 40 Freezers and fridges during storms page 40 Hurricane 'myths' vs. hurricane 'realities' page 42 Understanding the power of hurricanes page 42 Terms and facts to know page 43 Hurricane Charley impacted Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Arcadia page 43 Disaster Preparedness sales tax holiday page 28

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