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how and what do you do to get ready for hurricane session ??????????????

 
shannonsmom555

Asked by shannonsmom555 at 4:25 PM on Jul. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Fill your car(s) with a full tank of gas. If you have a gas generator, fill several extra gas containers. Put all your "important" papers in a container that you can easily grab if you have to evacuate. Prepare your yard by bringing in any furniture, plants, toys, etc that can be tossed around in the wind. Put plywood over your windows (or close your hurricane shutters). Buy enough supplies to last at least 3 days: batteries, flashlights/lanterns, bottled water, non-perishable foods that can be eaten at room temperature (be sure to have a non-electric can opener), have a first aid kit, radio, fill your tub with water to use for flushing the toilet (in case the water pressure goes down or is shut off), have some games or cards to stay entertained! I always like to keep some extra gallon size water jugs for brushing and washing up. Don't stock up on perishable foods if you know a storm is coming!
    5BabyBees

    Answer by 5BabyBees at 5:12 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • idk. don't have hurricanes where i live. We get earthquakes. nothing you can do to prepare of those really. And we get pretty bad fires every summer, not really a whole lot you can do to prepare for that either.
    gee. i bet you can't guess where i live. LOL
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 4:28 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • GET GAS! AND EXTRA GAS!!!!!!
    Buy camping gear like a propane stove. Wonderful.
    Put milk jugs full of water in freezer to freeze to have your food last a longer.
    Try to eat all perishable food first but purchase stuff like PB.
    YOu should buy drinking water.
    Buy Chips Ahoy, I swear its the first thing to go.
    Get a radio and batterries and flashlights. Buy little lamps for the kiddos, they love em.
    Talk to your neighbors about plans and their plans...communicate and give out phone numbers.

    3gigglemonsters

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 4:33 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Go to your local weather news online and they should have suggestions.
    3gigglemonsters

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 4:33 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • ITS A LOT OF WORK .....BUYING EXTRA NON PERISHABLE FOODS ,BATTERIES , DEPENDING IF YOUR STAYING OR NOT BOOKING A HOTEL ROOM WITHDRAW MONEY ,SO YOU HAVE CASH TO SPEND ,FLASH LIGHTS, BOARD UP THE WINDOWS ON YOUR HOME, REMOVE ALL OBJECTS IN YOUR YARD (ONLY SOME PEOPLE DO THIS) , FILL UP YOUR BATHTUB SO YOU HAVE EXTRA WATER , TAKE PICTURES OF YOUR HOUSE FOR INSURANCE REASONS , GET A GENERATOR AND GAS IF YOUR STAYING AND THE POWER GOES OUT ....THERES ALLOT MORE THINGS TO !
    ELIZABETHSMO902

    Answer by ELIZABETHSMO902 at 4:34 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • I live in Tucson and we have to get ready for monsoons. It hasn't rained in weeks maybe months. I forget when it last rained. Everyone leaves everything outside. I've been getting stuff back in the storage building or under cover. You can be stuck at home so there should always be 2-3 meals worth of food in the house. We have made sure the wipers on the cars worked. We are living in a different house so we have looked for the places where the fast floods will be and how to get home if cut off from regular routes.


    This is our 3rd summer here. There are huge dry river beds and when it rains they get full of fast moving water. It's hard to believe until you see it.  

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 4:34 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • For people that need pictures of your house and things for insurance you can send the pictures to yourself by email and save them, upload photos to Walgreens or another site that lets you save photos, or save them on photobucket or a similar service. That way your photos are saved even if you loose everything. The bad news is many insurance policies don't cover flood damage.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 4:37 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Well we live in Chicago so yeah I'm no help lol.
    cynprz

    Answer by cynprz at 4:39 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Get a package together that includes your insurance papers, social security cards and such in case you evacuate.
    GET CASH at ATM like 4 days before.
    3gigglemonsters

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 4:52 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • I live in Indiana...no hurricanes here. Sorry, but I am no help.
    offrdngal

    Answer by offrdngal at 4:58 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

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