From June through November, the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastal regions are highly susceptible to hurricanes, tropical cyclones or severe tropical storms. These natural disasters can cause significant damage to areas along the coast and those several hundred miles inland. Stemming from hurricanes, other disasters, such as tornadoes, floods, landslides or mudslides, can cause additional damage. While all of the destruction caused from these storms cannot be prevented, taking steps to prepare for hurricane season can lessen the physical and emotional damage to you, your family and your home.
There are actually ways on how you could be prepared before the hurricane comes.Â Although you may not live near a coastal area, you could experience devastating effects of a hurricane, such as torrential rains, wind and hail damage, even tornadoes.Â Consider some of the tips below in order not to face a storm unprepared: