The Hurricane Season officially starts on June 1 and continues into fall, but now is time for all Stuart residents to make preparations for the season with the record-setting 2005 season as a guide!
When a tropical storm or hurricane threatens the National Hurricane Center will issue advisories based on the storm's projected strength and estimated time of landfall.
Check with your employer to see if you will have any special job responsibilities when a storm threatens. Have a clear understanding that you will require an appropriate amount of time to prepare your home and family.
Assign an emergency meeting place in case your family gets separated. Designate an out of town family member or friend as an emergency contact.
Write down the important points in your plan so it is clear who will handle each task and you won't forget anything in the heat of the moment.
Find information about protecting your boat from a hurricane.
The goal of the Martin County special needs program is to ensure that Florida residents who have mental, physical or emotional challenges receive consideration and assistance during times of emergency.
Learn about how to make a plan and what to have in your hurricane preparation plan.
Find more information about preparing for hurricane season.
View information about choosing a safe room and using it during a hurricane.