2. Prepare a “go kit” with personal itemsyou cannot do without during an emergency. Be sure you have important papers readily available to add to your "go kit" before you leave.
3. Prepare a disaster kit for your pets. Find out if your disaster shelter will accept pets. Typically, when shelters accommodate pets, the pets are housed in a separate area from people.
1. Stay informed. Pay attention to emergency information and alerts.
2. If you live in a mandatory evacuation zone and local officials tell you to evacuate, do so immediately.
3. Dealing with hurricane impacts can be tricky. Do not walk, swim or drive through flood waters. Turn Around. Don’t Drown! Just six inches of fast-moving water can knock you down, and one foot of moving water can sweep your vehicle away.