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Kingdom Come Deliverance Sanctuary- Mitigation
A hurricane watch is
issued when there is a threat of hurricane conditions within 24-36 hours.
A hurricane warning is issued when hurricane conditions
(winds of 74 miles per hour or greater, or dangerously high water and
rough seas) are expected in 24 hours or less.
DURING A HURRICANE WATCH
Listen to a battery-operated radio or television for hurricane
Check emergency supplies.
Bring in outdoor objects such as lawn furniture, toys, and garden tools
and anchor objects that cannot be brought inside.
Secure buildings by closing and boarding up windows. Remove outside antennas.
Turn refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings. Open only when absolutely
necessary and close quickly.
Store drinking water in clean bathtubs, jugs, bottles, and cooking utensils.
Review evacuation plan.
Moor boat securely or move it to a designated safe place. Use rope or
chain to secure boat to trailer. Use tiedowns to anchor trailer to the
ground or house.
DURING A HURRICANE WARNING
Listen constantly to a battery-operated radio or television
for official instructions.
If in a mobile home, check tiedowns and evacuate immediately.
Store valuables and personal papers in a waterproof container on the highest
level of your home.
If at home:
Stay inside, away from windows, skylights, and glass doors.
Keep a supply of flashlights and extra batteries handy. Avoid open flames,
such as candles and kerosene lamps, as a source of light.
If power is lost, turn off major appliances to reduce power "surge"
when electricity is restored.
If officials indicate evacuation is necessary:
Leave as soon as possible. Avoid flooded roads and watch
for washed-out bridges.
Secure your home by unplugging appliances and turning off electricity
and the main water valve.
Tell someone outside of the storm area where you are going.
If time permits, and you live in an identified surge zone, elevate furniture
to protect it from flooding or better yet, move it to a higher floor.
Bring pre-assembled emergency supplies and warm protective clothing.
Take blankets and sleeping bags to shelter.
Lock up home and leave.
Permission requested to use information from www.fema.gov
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