Pacific hurricane season starts May 15 and Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1.
Prepare before hurricane season starts.
Know what to do before, during, and after a hurricane.
Have emergency supplies in place at home, at work, and in the car.
Personalize your survival kits
Personalize your own survival kits based on your needs, and your household size.
Locate in multiple locations
Locate these supplies and kits in multiple locations: your house, rooms, your car, workplace, school, etc.
Family Emergency Plan
Create a family emergency communication plan. Include every member in your household. Include you pets!
Emergency Out-of-State Contact
Designate an out of state contact for your emergency contact.
Check insurance coverage
Check your insurance coverage, damages caused by flooding are not covered under normal homeowner’s insurance policies.
Document important items
Take photos of your important documents, namely insurance policies, identification papers, licenses, etc. If possible make copies and store papers in a sealed plastics.
Local evacuation routes and shelters
Know your local community’s evacuation plan and evacuation routes and how to receive alerts.
Listen to local officials
Keep updates from your local officials.