Florida's Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is ongoing and allows shoppers to skip the tax on hurricane supplies.
Here's a supply list for when a hurricane is approaching the state of Florida.
When a hurricane strikes, things can go from fine to fatal in the blink of an eye, but being prepared for any outcome and having strong plans for all scenarios can significantly lessen the threat to you, your home, and your loved ones.
On average, 12 tropical storms – six of which become hurricanes – form over the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico during hurricane season, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Hurricane season begins on June 1 and lasts until November 30.
The money is intended for projects like hardening utility lines and structures in disaster-prone areas.
In the wake of a disaster, scam artists are ready to take advantage of the situation and rip you off.
Families often include pets, and too often have people made the heartbreaking decision to leave their pet behind during a natural disaster because they don't have a place to stay that will accept them.
Are you prepared if a hurricane approaches the Sunshine State?
NOAA Meteorologists are forecasting a "near normal" 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, with 9 to 15 named storms and 4 to 8 hurricanes.