2017 Hurricane Season Preparedness

Hurricane season

June marks the beginning of the 2017 Hurricane Season!

Forecasters at NOAA have predicted that the Atlantic coast could see another highly active hurricane season with 11 to 17 named storms. Of these, 5 to 9 could become hurricanes, including 2 to 4 major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher). An average season has 12 named storms, with approximately 6 becoming hurricanes.

We have put together a list of helpful resources to make your preparations as simple as possible. It is never too early to have your homes and businesses hurricane ready.

NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets
Emergency Response Plan
Hurricane Season Outlook
Hurricane Preparedness Tips