Hurricane Irma is a major and life threatening storm and I urge the membership to get prepared, current forecast models have Florida in Irmas path. Here are some suggestions from the National Hurricane Center.

Before a Hurricane

Know your evacuation zone,
find locations of nearest shelter

Decide where you will ride out the storm

Review your insurance policies

Trim trees and shrubs

When a Hurricane Threatens

Fill car with gas

Get cash

Stock up on supplies

Bring in lawn furniture and other loose items

Anchor objects that can’t be brought inside

Secure boat

Board or shutter windows

Set refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings

Prepare emergency water supplies

Freeze water in plastic jugs

Protect valuables and personal papers in waterproof containers