Welcome to Day One of Hurricane Season
I had never put together a hurricane preparedness kit together until I witnessed Harvey in 2017. Well, hurricane season starts today, June 1st, and coincidentally we're already looking at and into a possible tropical storm in the Gulf.
Here is the latest on the storm development from The Weather Chanel here.
My kit is packed.
Are you ready? It seems 2020 has been quite a year and we're only halfway through it. Now more than ever it's best to be prepared for anything.
Local meteorologist, Trey Meynig of KAVU reminds us that, "Victorian's didn't survive Harvey as a Category Four hurricane. By the time Harvey made its way to Victoria, it has slowed to a Category One."
Victoria Texas experienced Harvey at a Category One and look how much damage it created for our community.
During Harvey here, hours turned into days without electricity, and in some areas, even running water, so it goes without saying it's a smart idea to be prepared.
Let's pack a hurricane preparedness bag together.
Here are ten things we need to get started.
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