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Be sure to keep the following things in mind in the case of an hurricane in order to ensure safety.
Buy battery-powered weather radio and know your local emergency stations
Learn meaning of watch-warning
If in flood zone, purchase flood insurance.
Plan to secure/evacuate mobile home for adequate shelter.
Install storm shutters; store plywood to cover all windows.
Remove branches, tall trees that may fall on house.
Prior to storm season stock extra food, batteries, jug drinking water.
Listen to designated radio/television, Emergency Alert System for emergency information/instructions.
Move valuables to upper floors in case of flood.
Secure/bring in outdoor furniture.
Close permanent shutters, cover all windows with plywood (taping windows does not prevent breakage).
If you staying at your location keep away from windows, doors, outside walls; do not open windows. Bring pets inside.
If you are evacuating then turn off water and electricity at main stations; unplug appliances (do not touch if wet).
Do not leave pet or pets behind; take them with you or to a preplanned safe location.
Avoid downed wires and do not try to drive.
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