The peak threat of hurricane activity is from the middle of August through late October for the United States. For the 2011 hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stated last week that the Atlantic basin is expected to see an above-normal hurricane season this year, according to this seasons outlook issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center.
Across the entire Atlantic Basin, NOAA is predicting the following ranges this year;
The impact of hurricanes is not only limited to the coastline, flooding rainfall, debris and strong winds often pose a threat to inland areas as well. Being prepared is critical, therefore, individuals and families should be ready, before a storm is even forecasted.
Every residence should have a hurricane package with the following supplies:
Most of all make sure your Insurance is active, once a storm is in the box close to Florida you will not be able to get Home insurance or coverage for your vehicle. My name is Don, please contact me with any questions.
Don Westerfeld 5/29/2011 7:39:00 AM
Don Westerfeld has been active in the field of Insurance and Financial Planning since 1997. Don grew up in Indiana later moving to Lakeland Florida where he continues to reside with his wife and children. When he’s not in the office you can find him enjoying the great outdoors. He has served on several charitable business and non-profit organizations and continues to provide guidance, advice and support to local charities.
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