The Atlantic Hurricane season stretches from June 1 to November 3. Below we have included a list of helpful links to help you prepare and keep your family and home secure. It is important to stay up to date with the latest information and pay attention to all emergency information and alerts. In case of imminent danger, you may have less time to prepare than you expect.
Planning may be a little different this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to protecting your home, family, and valuables, you will still need to protect yourself and others from the virus. The CDC has compiled information on how the pandemic might affect your disaster preparedness plans.
A hurricane watch is issued when a conditions with winds of at least 74 MPH become likely. A watch is generally issued 24-48 hours in advance to give residents time to prepare for the storm. In addition to strong winds, hurricanes may cause flooding near coastal areas and rivers.
Hurricane warnings are issued when strong winds of at least 74 MPH are imminent. Warnings are issued between 12-36 hours in advance. In case of a hurricane warning, it is important to take the necessary steps to secure your home and prepare for the storm. If evacuation order is issued, leave the threatened area immediately and follow directions by local officials.
After the Stormas
We strongly urge each of our customers to visit our website to obtain claim information prior to a hurricane. Please remember if there is damage to your property the fastest way to complete your claim is calling the companies claim number directly, the majority of the claims representatives will be located outside of the affected area. We will be back in the office to assist you as soon as possible.