Hurricane Watch Checklist

Published On: Apr 11 2013 06:38:22 AM HST   Updated On: Apr 29 2013 07:48:59 AM HST

+ Review your family plan.
+ Allow time for long lines at stores and gas stations.

+ Locate storm shutters, garage door supports and any hardware or tools necessary for installation.
+ Install shutter and supports. Install second story and other difficult shutters first.
+ Fill all vehicles with gas and park them in garage or close to the side of your house.
+ Turn off propane gas at the tank before evacuating.

+ Check with your natural gas provider whether to turn off your gas before leaving.

+ Review your family plan.
+ Check your hurricane supply list.
+ Have a conventional cord telephone that will work in case of power outage.
+ Charge up your cell phones and have a car adapter.
+ Check medical supplies and prescription medicines and have a minimum two week supply on hand.
+ Check all battery-operated TVs, radios, flashlights and lanterns. Make sure they are in good working order with fresh batteries.
+ Have enough cash for up to a week. ATMs may be out of cash or not working if power is out.


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