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Ahhh… it’s been a busy week as we’ve been trying to get back into the school routine and trying to keep an eye on a storm that was headed our way. Earlier in the week, our fears were confirmed and now every county in the state has been declared a state of emergency. The models have been changing almost every time I check for an update and the latest ones I have seen are predicting that it will be a Category 4 by the time it makes landfall south of where we are.
Needless to say, there are a lot of people panicking and some evacuating. Many Floridians, like ourselves, will be staying and weathering out the storm. This means that we need to be prepared for at least a week without power. Maybe that doesn’t sound too bad for some of us who may enjoy those camping trips but if you aren’t prepared for this it could be a disaster. The little town where I grew up was known for power outages that lasted a week or longer at a time. They could happen in the dead of winter so we learned to be prepared.
What are we doing to prepare? Continue reading Emergency Preparedness: Prepping For Hurricane Dorian