MRC Global InSight

Safety Focus: Atlantic Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1, 2021. The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before it happens. Your hurricane preparation checklist should include:

Evacuation Zone:
Contact local government/emergency management to find out if you are in an evacuation area.

Emergency Kit:
Put together a basic emergency kit & check emergency equipment.

Emergency Plan:
Decide communication methods, evacuation locations & actions to take during an emergency.

Insurance Policiies:
Review insurance policies to ensure adequate coverage.

National Weather Service Forecast:
Understand terminology, including the meaning of watches & warnings.

Visit the National Weather Service website to obtain additional hurricane information and to download helpful resources.

Source: www.weather.gov/safety/hurricane-plan