5 Online hurricane resources that could help


By Jared Weggeland
Focus Realty Group
KW Lakeland, FL

Lakeland and Polk County Florida residents have been very lucky with Hurricane Matthew. Things could have been much worse. Here are 5 online resources to help you and your family feel more prepared and safe when a hurricane are on the horizon.

  1. FEMA. https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes. This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area. It also provides tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane.
  2. Bay News 9. http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/weather/hurricane-center.html. This local news channel is an excellent resource to keep up to date on nearby storms.
  3. State of Florida. http://www.stateofflorida.com/articles/hurricane-preparedness-guide.aspx. The Essential Guide to Hurricane Preparedness. 
  4. What to do before, during and after a hurricane