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Hurricane Preparedness – Build a Go Bag or Go Kit

Friday , 1, June 2018 Comments Off on Hurricane Preparedness – Build a Go Bag or Go Kit

The 2018 Hurricane season officially begins today and the forecast from Colorado State University calls for a slightly above-average outlook with a total of 14 named storms (we’ve already had the first named storm), seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes expected. So let’s talk hurricane preparedness. Putting together a Go Bag or Go Kit is one […]

Gimme Shelter

Thursday , 15, February 2018 Comments Off on Gimme Shelter

According to this article from The Bradenton Herald via the Emergency Management Magazine website, folks in Southwest Florida, Central Florida and the Tampa Bay area will find the availability of emergency shelter during the next hurricane to be in short supply. Some of the shortages cited in the study that the article is based upon […]

Throwback Thursday – Hurricane Charley, 2004

Thursday , 29, May 2014 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – Hurricane Charley, 2004

Since this Sunday is the official start of the 2014 Hurricane Season (are YOU prepared?) I thought it would be appropriate to post this photo from the morning after Hurricane Charley slammed Florida and our neighborhood in Orlando a decade ago. In the photo below, that is the root base of a tree that, with […]

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