Hurricane Florence: Safety After the Storm

Even though the storm has passed, it’s important to be aware of the dangers in your area. Here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe when returning home to assess damage after a hurricane.   Don’t return to your local area until officials say it is safe to do so. Keep […]

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Is it Safe? Avoid Life-Threatening Dangers After a Hurricane

Along with damaging winds and rains, hurricanes also bring the threat of poisonings with them.  Here are some prevention and survival steps that can help you avoid a poisoning or illness after the storm.    Avoid food poisoning and water contamination by: keeping freezer and refrigerator doors closed. A full freezer usually keeps food cold […]

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Move it or Lose it: AAA Urges Motorists to Move Vehicles to High Ground

TIPS TO HELP AVOID CAR FLOOD DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE FLORENCE   With the threat of Hurricane Florence impacting the Carolinas, AAA is urging motorists to move their vehicles to higher ground to avoid flood damage. Approximately 57 percent of Carolinians have auto insurance policies that don’t cover flood damage. “We want to be as prepared […]

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How to Stock Your Home with an Emergency Supply Kit

With Hurricane Florence starting to hit the coast and slowly making its way through the Carolinas, power outages are likely to occur. Duke Energy has warned that up to 1-3 million of its 4 million customers in its service area could possibly lose power due to this dangerous storm.  In the event that you lose […]

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Stay Safe During Hurricane Florence

While officials are enforcing mandatory evacuations of coastal areas in the Carolinas, many residents farther inland will be riding out the hurricane at home. Here are a few tips to help you be prepared if you’re sheltering in place:   Stay informed by monitoring the storm via radio, TV, and internet. Secure your home, close storm shutters, and […]

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Safety Tips for Evacuating During a Hurricane

With the most recent update on the trajectory of Hurricane Florence and its potential impact for storm damage and severe flooding in the Carolinas, AAA is urging all residents in the coastal areas of North and South Carolina to follow your local authority’s safety recommendations. Massive flooding and storm surges along the coast are expected, along with flooding […]

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Tips to Stay Connected During a Hurricane

A natural disaster or extreme weather can disrupt communication channels. In such a chaotic situation, your mobile phones and tablets will be essential to keeping in touch with family and staying updated on response and recovery efforts. Here are a few things you can do ahead of the storm to make sure you can stay […]

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How to Prepare your Home for a Hurricane

Hurricanes and tropical storms are deadly forces that can have catastrophic consequences. This guide will provide you with the information need to cover your bases and protect your family and home in the event of a storm. Are you prepared? Board windows – windows are one of the most vulnerable parts of your home. Protect […]

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