Top ten reasons why South Floridians should prepare for hurricane season

by 1389 on May 15, 2007

in disaster preparedness, energy, Florida, hurricane, vehicles and transportation

From the blog Sleepless in South Florida, here’s a wake-up call for everyone in the area: Top Ten Reasons Why South Floridians
Should Prepare for Hurricane Season
. This thought-provoking blog post also offers links for hurricane-preparedness information.

Update: More than half of Florida gas stations on evacuation routes must install generators. These generators are required by law, so that gas stations will be able to continue pumping gas to vehicles on the evacuation routes, even if a storm knocks out power. Too many gas stations have not yet complied. According to the article: “In past years, some stations have had gas in their tanks, but no way to pump it out because of power outages.”

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