Ryan Insurance & Financial Services
Jun 26, 2019
It's hard to believe that hurricane season starts in just two days, beginning on June 1st and continuing through November 30th. This means we could start seeing tropical storm type weather as soon as the next couple of weeks. As Floridians, we have all seen the devastation that hurricanes produce and our hearts break every time we see one of our communities are affected.
Our top priority is making sure that you and your family stay safe. We hope that you will take a moment to look over our hurricane preparedness guide below to ensure that you are fully prepared. Although hurricane season is only a couple days away, its never too late to begin preparations.
Hurricane season is something that Floridians are all too familiar with, but when it comes to being prepared, you can never over do it. Please take a moment to get some essential tips to ensure that you are fully prepared this hurricane season.
Even if there is no threat of a hurricane or severe weather at the moment, it is always necessary to have an emergency plan for you and your family.
It is crucial that your family understands your emergency plan and continues to stay updated on the storm. Understanding the difference between a hurricane "watch" and a hurricane "warning" is very important.
Hurricanes can easily disrupt your food and water supply. Make sure you have at least 3-5 days worth of non-perishable foods that require little to no cooking or refrigeration.
Whenever severe weather hits, you can almost guarantee that the power will go out. In this case, you will not be able to withdraw money from the ATM. It is recommended that you have at least $300-$500 in various increments.
Flood insurance is advisable for all homeowners and is separate from your homeowner's insurance policy. Please note, there is a waiting period after purchasing flood insurance that can be anywhere from 10 to 30 days. Call us to discuss your flood insurance options today.