Are You Hurricane Ready?

7 Steps to Preparing for the “Big One”   “It Only Takes One Storm to Change Your Life and Community”. If you live in hurricane prone area, like Florida, you need to be prepared. While hurricanes pose the greatest threat, tropical storms and depressions can also wreak havoc. Here in the St. Pete/Tampa Bay area we are susceptible to all three. Before you begin to prepare for a big storm, you should know the basics. The major hazards that you should be aware of are storm surge flooding, inland flooding from heavy rains, destructive winds, tornadoes and high surf/rip currents....