28 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hurricane Preparedness Week: 2013 Hurricane Season

According to the official NOAA annual outlook, the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season should be “active or extremely active.” With Sandy freshly on our minds—and not to mention the devastating EF5 tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma last week—those in hurricane-prone areas should take heed to the message of preparedness.

All Atlantic hurricanes formed between 1851 and 2005.

 

NOAA is predicting 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 of which could become hurricanes. Three to six of these could become major category 3 to 5 hurricanes. All of which makes for an above-average active hurricane season in 2013.

Hurricane season officially begins June 1, so the time to prepare is now. Compiled here is a list of preparedness tactics and lessons we’ve picked up over the years:

 Do you live in a hurricane-prone area? How are you planning to prepared for the 2013 season?

 

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