#N12BX: Hurricane preparedness

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Hurricane season is in full swing.

Although there hasn't been any indications of a significant storm impacting the area it never hurts to be prepared. 

Experts recommend packing a 'Go Bag' for every member of your family in case you are forced to leave your home. 

Planning for a hurricane | Go Bag supply tips | Hurricane evacuation zones 

A go bag should consist of: 

Copies of important documents

Extra sets of keys

Cash and ATM cards

Bottled water and nonperishable food

Flashlight

First aid kit

Toiletries

Medications

Photo I.D.

Experts say it’s also important to have an emergency plan that includes creating and identifying exit routes, and creating a disaster plan and a safe meeting area.

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