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How to Survive a Hurricane

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Watch more Hurricanes & Storms videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/471526-How-to-Survive-a-Hurricane Don't wait until a storm is heading your way! Survive a hurricane with these safety precautions. Step 1: Plan ahead Plan ahead. Know the location of local shelters and how you'll evacuate if you don't have a car. If you have family members with special medical needs, ask local officials if there's a registry so they get help in the event of power outages. Pick a place for family members to meet in case you become separated, and designate an out-of-town friend as the person everyone calls to report that they're safe. Get flood insurance if you don't already have it. Tip Make sure you know how to shut off electricity, gas, and water in case you're instructed to do so. Step 2: Be prepared Have the following supplies on hand at the start of hurricane season: a 3-day supply of water that provides 1 gallon per person per day; a 3-day supply of non-perishable food that doesn't require cooking; a flashlight and extra batteries; a battery-powered radio that can receive broadcasts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; a first-aid kit; and a 7-day supply of medications. Tip The Atlantic and Central Pacific hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30; the Eastern Pacific is from May 15 through November. Step 3: Get ready If a hurricane warning is issued -- meaning one is expected in the next 36 hours -- bring in anything that can be tossed around by the wind; close and board up all windows and doors with 5/8" marine plywood, unless you have hurricane shutters; clear rain gutters and downspouts; trim trees and shrubs; put your refrigerator and freezer on the coldest setting; and fill your car's gas tank in case you're ordered to evacuate. Step 4: Go to a safe place If you live on the first or 2nd floor of a high rise, make plans to take refuge with neighbors between floors 3 and 10 when the storm begins. Residents who live above the 10th floor should evacuate, as should mobile home dwellers and anyone living on a floodplain, near a river, or on an inland waterway. Step 5: Do last-minute preparations Shortly before the storm is expected to start, fill your bathtub with water so you have an extra supply on hand. Unplug small appliances and sensitive electronics, and turn off propane tanks. Step 6: Ride out the storm When the storm starts, stay away from windows and glass doors and avoid using the phone. Go to your home's lowest level and stay in an interior room, closet, or hallway. Have a mattress or pillow to protect your head. Monitor weather conditions on your radio and don't leave your safe place until local officials say it's okay to do so. Step 7: Avoid post-storm dangers If you lose electricity, keep circuit breakers turned off until power is restored, then check for frayed wires. If you see any, call the power company. Leave the house immediately if you smell gas. If you're returning home, don't enter your house if floodwaters remain around the building; you see loose power lines or structural damage; or you smell a gas leak. If you have any safety concerns at all, stay elsewhere until your home is checked by a building inspector or structural engineer. Did You Know? 2/3 of the hurricanes that hit land in the United States between 1981 and 2011 struck the Gulf Coast. The other third hit the Atlantic Coast.
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Juan Solano (5 дней назад)
Evacuate! Now your safe.
Sean Ramos (6 дней назад)
Why am I watching this I live in california
Epic (7 дней назад)
I live on the 8th floor and I’m in Florida so Category 5 Hurricane is coming here wish me good luck
boofgaude (8 дней назад)
Us west coast niggas never get hurricanes
Unikitty Cats (8 дней назад)
I’m here again for Michael
The Cookie Queen (9 дней назад)
I'm watching because of Hurricane Michael
April Allen (9 дней назад)
thank you for this video
Nana Plays (10 дней назад)
I watched this a year ago for fun now I’m watching it for real cuz micheal is coming
Explosivo Kitten (10 дней назад)
I'm scared. We cant do anything to protect ourselves and Michael is LITERALLY like 12 hours away 😭😓😓😖
Explosivo Kitten (9 дней назад)
+Fred- Animator13 thank you. God bless you as well 😊😁😁
Fred- Animator13 (9 дней назад)
Keep calm, everything will be okay, yes? Okay, I live in Germany and don't know how it is feeling but be sure,that you have everything important that you can need later when you need help. God bless you and good luck...
Briley Does Stuff (10 дней назад)
Hurricane Michael! #prayforflorida
Ayeez (10 дней назад)
Hurricane Michael, I am so scared
Mylove Fortessa (10 дней назад)
I’m here from hurricane Michael and I have to stay home in this scary storm, wish me luck guys
Mylove Fortessa (9 дней назад)
Fred- Animator13 thank you so much 🙏
Fred- Animator13 (9 дней назад)
+Mylove Fortessa I understand this, I watch a Live Stream with my family and it looks really bad and dark, I've never saw a real hurricane but can feel with you all that this is not funny, really dangerous and everyone is scared.And the hurricane Michael is from the Category 4 or so... But you all will survive this, I believe in you all!
Mylove Fortessa (9 дней назад)
Fred- Animator13 thank you 🙏 it’s getting real bad here
Fred- Animator13 (9 дней назад)
Good luck and God bless you! ~Fred from Germany
ShadowWingsYT Official (11 дней назад)
Oh noes
marikool (11 дней назад)
I'm watching this for hurricane michael
Amazin Viking (11 дней назад)
Who’s in the panhandles and ready for Micheal
LofiLifeKai (11 дней назад)
Good luck with Michael everyone! Stay safe!
Jake Underwood (12 дней назад)
*Here comes Hurricane Michael* I do not live in Florida, but I'll be vacationing RIGHT where it is going to hit. Prayers with everyone else in the hurricane
ChaseCain356 (15 дней назад)
I live in the Pacific Northwest I'm Hurricane free :D
Vanessa Rendon-Lopez (17 дней назад)
One day on August 24 2017 i had a hurricane called Huricane Harvey
Puggy Gacha (21 день назад)
Leave now or face certain death
len ney (22 дня назад)
Hurrcaine is going pass Florida it's going to Mexico
Dhayal Arjun (24 дня назад)
Pray for guyana
Paul Whitlow (25 дней назад)
I live in Florida in a place that gets attacked by hurricanes a lot
Gacha Mia (25 дней назад)
Why am I watching this live in England *Oh I know why beacuse there is a high chance of one coming at the end of September start of October*
Llama Productions (1 месяц назад)
Two words : survive Irma
SaiyanGamer (1 месяц назад)
what about if i want to pee and poop ? bro
Human Does Gaming (1 месяц назад)
I remember watching this like.. When I was 6. I remembered watching this video and remembering it. When there was Harvey, I was like OH HECK YES! So I clicked on this video first thing.
Kayla's Music (1 месяц назад)
I'm in Maryland I'm not in the Hurricane But God bless your ppl in the Hurricane
100 Subscribers With No Videos (1 месяц назад)
I wish I watched before Florence
Jiminie (1 месяц назад)
May god bless us all and keep us safe during Hurricane season It ends on November please stay sheltered!
Jiminie (1 месяц назад)
I'm watching this because I have hurricane florence coming to Dominican Republic! It's gonna be my first hurricane if it does attack
martinbarrera8233 (1 месяц назад)
What we dont if we dont have a balcony
martinbarrera8233 (1 месяц назад)
We dont have a balcony
Princess Poufie (1 месяц назад)
Who’s here cuz of florence
David paul (1 месяц назад)
Thanks for telling me because Myrtle Beach is having a hurricane is coming right to Woodruff right now or tomorrow
Willful Overlord (1 месяц назад)
Jokes on you I'm from Europe...
Zeta (1 месяц назад)
Good luck with Florence everybody! Be safe!
Aeris Loves Why Dont We (1 месяц назад)
Who's watching this for the future?
Ann-Marie Cabral (1 месяц назад)
Unikitty Cats (1 месяц назад)
Who’s here for Hurricane Florence?
Alimo Eskimo (1 месяц назад)
Hurricane FLORENCE.
Derpy Dude (1 месяц назад)
Why I’m I watching this? I’m in the Middle East XD
Prince Pradhan (1 месяц назад)
Helpful information
Rocнelle Doυglαѕ (1 месяц назад)
Hurricane🌀 Florence
Espurr (1 месяц назад)
Florence might ki miiiiii
NevaehTalks2u 34 (1 месяц назад)
I'm in Florence South Carolina. I dont have any info for hurricane florence so can you tell me?
Maria and mayas Art (1 месяц назад)
Am i the only onewatching just in case the storm were the golf of mexico is becomes a hurricane and we have to evacuate 😦 is ok hopefully God well take care of the peiple going trough a hurricane ☺
H Pn (1 месяц назад)
Sorry ..you can't prevent drowning.
Khamari (1 месяц назад)
anyone in nyc watching for hurricane florence just in case?
F.B.I (1 месяц назад)
Who's here because of Florence
MTS Gaming & Music (1 месяц назад)
May god be with you, gordon is coming
greatest ever (1 месяц назад)
NC gang, this hurricane light work.
Adán Montalvo (1 месяц назад)
Florence is coming ...
Memix The God Of Memes (1 месяц назад)
Next thing you know this on trending
-Beyond_The- Memes_ (1 месяц назад)
Im watching cause Hurricane Florence is coming closer to me
ConstantlyClaire (1 месяц назад)
Startista (1 месяц назад)
Good luck everyone, I live in NC ​and I'm preparing for Florence
Brittney Gallardo (1 месяц назад)
Startista me too
I'm Gay for Sebastian (1 месяц назад)
Well at least I can use this for Flor- oh we don't have any of these. Ha and it'll hit in two days.
exories x (1 месяц назад)
Here because florence js cominf to north carolina
stopmotionmemes 9,000 (1 месяц назад)
Who is here for florence if so like .if you want to see it i will start vloging it tomorrow in my channel
Andrea M (1 месяц назад)
Watching because hurricane Florence 🙁
NiyahhSqűãđ (1 месяц назад)
Im here because of hurricane florence
Jhoselene Flores-Cruz (1 месяц назад)
Imma watching because hurricane Florence.. nobody said it never happens to you...
Lori Beck (1 месяц назад)
I’m watching this because of hurricane Florence coming for the Carolinas
Frank FRENZY (1 месяц назад)
Liv Mehling (1 месяц назад)
Florence is here in Virginia
BeJo (1 месяц назад)
Hurricane Florence anyone? I live in NC and it’s affecting NC, SC, VA
тea anyone? (1 месяц назад)
Well it’s a day before so... Florence is gonna hit hard
Pastel Unicorn Life Forever Cotton (1 месяц назад)
I live in california
TheProMinecraft 49 (1 месяц назад)
Well I mean I survived 2012 so.
LA MICHOACANA S0S4 (1 месяц назад)
LA MICHOACANA S0S4 (1 месяц назад)
Category 4
LA MICHOACANA S0S4 (1 месяц назад)
I am watching because I am going to have hurricane Florence
vThatsBryan (1 месяц назад)
LA MICHOACANA S0S4 same i’m from virginia
Jose Francisco (1 месяц назад)
EllieLulu EllieLu (1 месяц назад)
Jose Francisco I have a question, where are you in, in terms of evac. zone? (Like A, B, C, or D){Side note, if you're in A, GTFO IMMEDIATELY!}
Ms. Sketch (1 месяц назад)
There's a hurricane coming at me!!!😭😭😲😲
Devontae Pinchback (1 месяц назад)
I live in Virginia were having a hurricane Thurs or Friday PREY FOR US
shu and raoul totoroki and caroule (1 месяц назад)
*prays 4000 times*
StarFruit2344 (1 месяц назад)
I'm scared to be hit by hurricane Florence :(
shu and raoul totoroki and caroule (1 месяц назад)
Florence is a level 4 but could be level 5 good luck
Isabel Hart (1 месяц назад)
im scared bro, help
The nyan Group (1 месяц назад)
Who is getting ready for hurricane Florence?
Aeris Loves Why Dont We (1 месяц назад)
Hope your safe right now!! May God be with you!! I'm a little scared, I'm in Pennsylvania, so it might hit here.
gay sushi (1 месяц назад)
The nyan Group meh. Cat 4
The So Cool Kids R (1 месяц назад)
The nyan Group me
Maya Chana (1 месяц назад)
we r haveing a hurricane we live top floor apmrtment
Neko Barak (1 месяц назад)
Crispy Classics (1 месяц назад)
I’m so scared about Florence.
SomebodyCallChief (1 месяц назад)
Hurricane Florence, I live in apartment I’m scared ughhh😭😭😭😭😭
C.J. Quartz (1 месяц назад)
May God protect all of us during this hurricane
YO TENGO (1 месяц назад)
Im watching because im in leesburg and a hurricane is coming soon! I prayed and im scared
Dr Watermelon (1 месяц назад)
Who's here because hurricane florence cat 4? 2018
Abby Mendoza (1 месяц назад)
BooskiGamer17 Minecraft Lover thank you. It’s really windy right now and my power keeps going on and off
BooskiGamer17 Minecraft Lover (1 месяц назад)
+Abby Mendoza I wish you the best of luck
Nyan Colors (1 месяц назад)
Im in va right now ;-;
Neko Barak (1 месяц назад)
Me, I’m going to get hit I’m in east coast. I’M ONLY NINE! 😭
David The Dinny 03 (1 месяц назад)
Anyone watching this for hurricane Florence in NC and SC
Epic (7 дней назад)
Well Florence already happens now we’re having Michael
Luciana Hemphill (13 дней назад)
Karlee Trach (21 день назад)
David The Dinny 03 I was in hurricane Florence and I live in NC
Kelsey's vids Magarey (1 месяц назад)
Raleigh North Carolina
Marlin Oliva (1 месяц назад)
and va I think
Funtime Freddy (1 месяц назад)
Thanks for preparing me for hurricane season 2018
Sarah Moore (1 месяц назад)
I am watching this cause of Florence coming to Virginia/Maryland. I am scared it is my first hurricane good luck everyone!
Human Does Gaming (1 месяц назад)
It's kinda, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Mariana C (1 месяц назад)
Please be safe!
Marlin Oliva (1 месяц назад)
same I'm 11 I don't wanna die young
Madeline G. Bonnefoy (1 месяц назад)
Patrol Captain kat you’ll be fine, your area is only getting about 2 inches of rain. Stay safe though!
Ethanmasters It (1 месяц назад)
I’m watching this be of Florence and I’m in Virginia
Restart (1 месяц назад)
Hope hurricane Florence won’t blow up my house.
Schnauzerstudios™ (1 месяц назад)
watching this before hurricane gordon hit
Emily Rivas :3 (1 месяц назад)
I’m watching this because I have a hurricane in New Orleans
Clarity Kween (1 месяц назад)
Emily Rivas :3 I’m from New Orleans too I’m in the lower 9th war
lukethegamer8913 cool (1 месяц назад)
Best video!!
Sara Para (1 месяц назад)
anyone here because of hurricane gordon ?
Alexa Cardenas (1 месяц назад)
I'm here because of hurricane lane im in South Louisiana.
Clarity Kween (1 месяц назад)
Alexa Cardenas I’m there too
Rob Bickley (1 месяц назад)
Why am I watching this I live in Colorado
Alahia (1 месяц назад)
Shivani Tiwari (1 месяц назад)
An hurricane has come in Hawaii and it's very near
EvilPistolWhip (1 месяц назад)
Hurricane Lane coming to Oahu
Sophia G (1 месяц назад)
Here because of hurricane Lane Just wanted a nice simple vacation :/
fishing life (1 месяц назад)
Bout to get hit by a cat 5 in Hawaii

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