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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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The Gracie and Teagan show (5 дней назад)
Keith Brown (11 дней назад)
jamaicankpoplover Blythe (15 дней назад)
Im in Canada But I'm used to used to it.
Sam Walkons (15 дней назад)
Happy Hurricane Season!
Ugandan Man (16 дней назад)
Me dig hole
Cali Bee (17 дней назад)
No lava 😐😐
MachoMaximilianALTYT (18 дней назад)
Lucky me bc I don't have hurricanes bc I LIVE IN THE UK
Samm_ __ (19 дней назад)
Ac Ca (21 день назад)
I was just trying to learn how to make perfect pancakes. Now I’m here
Damien Big D (23 дня назад)
here we go
Robert-Jack:) (26 дней назад)
I like watching this vid 😂 I watched this so many times
Tin Bang (27 дней назад)
I survived Irma by a plane
Brian Heath (30 дней назад)
The best way to survive a hurricane is Hurricane prevention and the only way to do that is to destroy the country that is utilizing HAARP to generate the Hurricanes so they can fake a lot of deaths and hide their narcs
{TurboYellow} (1 месяц назад)
step 1:Search for Safe Steps Typhoon Step 2:Watch the video Step 3: Tell this long video to go f##k itself
TheGirly Bandit (1 месяц назад)
Well, it's the start of Hurricane season for the Eastern Pacific. I don't live in that area but good luck to those in the Eastern Pacific.
SeaStorm (1 месяц назад)
The sound affects... Make the video even scarier to think about... I’m also the only one to like this comment
Devin Seeley (1 месяц назад)
how about my pets
Bike Ride Vlogs (1 месяц назад)
Hurricane is coming in india
amerika warfield (1 месяц назад)
thats a neck when you said 37 hours lock your doors and barrccaied your windows no you have 37 hours just leave you have 37 hours .
[ML] RUMBO (1 месяц назад)
I'm watching this to get ready for a level 5 hurricane
The HVAC Kid (2 месяца назад)
I live in Michigan and it’s snowing right now
Luke Betts (2 месяца назад)
These are great tips, thanks!. I found a list with a ton of details here: https://www.huracansinpeligro.com/single-post/2017/05/09/HOW-TO-SURVIVE-A-HURRICANE That site has some other great articles, on looking after your pets, your boat, putting together a hurricane preparation kit etc. Stay safe!
Carol Dlor (2 месяца назад)
I almost got stuck in harvey and I know its really late but then I moved to Florida but then I got in irma but it wasn't as bad as Puerto Rico
L 1ny (2 месяца назад)
DisasterBro9744 Bro (2 месяца назад)
2:20 Yeah... But what if it floods? Head to the attic or roof?
the rainbow king (2 месяца назад)
Water lasts forever. The one we drink
Jolie Loekito (2 месяца назад)
Where I live we don't have hurricanes or tornadoes so... I guess it's helpful
Sofia Acosta (2 месяца назад)
Sofia Acosta my og gg Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhuuuuuuuuuh H
diamondnaima98 cat (2 месяца назад)
Thank you so much for this videos
ImNotAUsername (2 месяца назад)
or use common sense once you find out on tv ._.
Jen Bae (2 месяца назад)
And here we are again everyone get ready
Fortaffe Productions (3 месяца назад)
I’m totally not watching this in the middle of America where a hurricane has never happened
Ella McDevitt (3 месяца назад)
I had Irma 6 months ago .|.
Duck Quack (3 месяца назад)
why im watching this i dont have hurricane uhhh maybe
pépin mario (3 месяца назад)
aim hurricane
favoriteteacherusa (3 месяца назад)
*cruls up in a ball and hides in a cornor and mumbles to self* your gonna be fine your gonna be fine u wont die u wont die
Rick Sanchez (3 месяца назад)
Hurricane Irma
SnoOper_DoOper (3 месяца назад)
lol I tried this and I died
soso liban (3 месяца назад)
There are a few suggestions for surviving any situation 1. Have food stock: You need to understand that in times like these, you need to have a spare food stock and you need to have foodstuffs which can last for a longer period of time like canned food and dry fruits like cashews as well. These would provide you with energy as well as other nutrients which are required for surviving as well. You need to ensure that you are having foodstuffs which do not require any additional processing and can be used directly as well. 2. Find a shelter: 3. Know the dangers: (I read these and why they work on Marla Survive System website )
Alise (3 месяца назад)
いラブNicoTrash (3 месяца назад)
Does California ever have hurricanes? I haven't heard about any hurricanes hear, but we are near water sooooooo
- vanillaunicorn - (4 месяца назад)
Thanks for letting me survive Harvey :D
Wanda Snelling (4 месяца назад)
I have toranados in gairga
Wanda Snelling (4 месяца назад)
I live in Georgia and just flew to Cali to see the rest of my family and just to warn you guys in Florida that theres 4 mothes of hurricane season that is JUNE JULY AUGUST and finaly when you will all be daed in Florida SEPTEMBER WHEN MY BIRTH DAY COMES
John Spensley (4 месяца назад)
im watching for triclone Gita
personman (4 месяца назад)
I live in North texas wth am I doing
Colonel Autumn (4 месяца назад)
Hey m8 it depends if it's a wind or rain event
RocketuserTheGamer (4 месяца назад)
Okay so just saying. HURRICANES ARE NOT ALWAYS BAD! Okay so a hurricane came through my country and 3 people died. One died trying to complete one of these steps. Also in a lot of places in the country suffered minor damage like trees falling and damaged roofs. So if anyone is worried about a hurricane coming be aware that they are not always as bad as they are said to be here.
Tanya Barnby (4 месяца назад)
Good point
Alexandra (4 месяца назад)
I'm not in the extreme area of hurricanes I'm in D.C
Hensley Moua (4 месяца назад)
Oh man do I miss these old howcast videos.
I like sand (1 месяц назад)
well...thats nice
Jan Vlogs (5 месяцев назад)
So cool
actually im from colombia sooo..
Sarah Morrison (5 месяцев назад)
person: don't watch this me: but I did person: damn it
Mr Symphony (5 месяцев назад)
3:33 what if it floods?
Glenda Vivas Martinez (5 месяцев назад)
run out of power use glowsticks
Ja'Niah Pryor (5 месяцев назад)
I have never been in or been close to a hurricane but I will know everything to do and need and all thanks to this video me and my family will be safe
Dalton Pace (5 месяцев назад)
OMG 🤔🤔🤔🤔
Charles Sanchez (5 месяцев назад)
Wow! Gotta tell my friends this one!
Nicholas Kloss (5 месяцев назад)
Step 1: LEAVE. Step 2: SEE STEP 1.
Story Of my life (5 месяцев назад)
What if you live next to the ocean
Lauren Wilder (5 месяцев назад)
Stick Figure - GoAnimate - htorna
Eyad Omar (5 месяцев назад)
No need for school
Dalton pace (6 месяцев назад)
Tornadoes can break your house down if there's breaks it will if there's not bricks it won't like if you have a metal house it won't do that
Phantom Jennko (6 месяцев назад)
Keep your phone on u with a portable charger
Phantom Jennko (6 месяцев назад)
Lies all lies.Who keep food and all this stuff way before the hurricane like in January
Michael Brooks (6 месяцев назад)
you might actly want enghf suplay for tow weeks
Kirsty Parrish (6 месяцев назад)
Not true poopop bead
Kirsty Parrish (6 месяцев назад)
My bad
Kirsty Parrish (6 месяцев назад)
Sorry its true
Blue Oak (6 месяцев назад)
I watch these 4 fun
Shinysoo (6 месяцев назад)
I live in the moon. y am I watching this
Peter Orlowski (6 месяцев назад)
Phew i live in Germany
Dzevad Papa (6 месяцев назад)
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CoolClarence (6 месяцев назад)
I wonder why people are so freaked out about Irma, I mean they are so feaked out that they think it is the end of the world.
TheNoobyPro (6 месяцев назад)
How to survive a Hurricane: Step 1. Hack your way into an indestructible house
Dallas Murphy (6 месяцев назад)
good luck
Abby (6 месяцев назад)
I survived Ireen, Sandy, and now Irma. Lucky me.
Ketchup With my Mustard (6 месяцев назад)
Don't take all the water *Dickheads* . Get a Tank of gas. . Not 15.
Jake Nate Shawn (6 месяцев назад)
Every time a hurricane comes, after the storm, go to this video and say #Safe
Piper Fugate (7 месяцев назад)
Growing up in Florida like
Piper Fugate (7 месяцев назад)
My mom told me hurricane Irma was a five, I didn’t really freak out
Definitely not a seal (7 месяцев назад)
Go back to doing your homework and stop watching youtube.
Martha (7 месяцев назад)
I live in England why am I watching this
nicer then always (7 месяцев назад)
This is why I live in Canada
Tykeem Gadsden (7 месяцев назад)
that's why you need to always do what you have to get yourself prepared and the be more consistent about what could go in a bad issue and it might be causes of weather conditions to people that are having the things they have to be ready for what's going the come
zoey (7 месяцев назад)
i'm in Indiana even though this might not happen ever (even though a hurricane in 2005 reached my state (Hurricane Rita))
Hazoish ? (7 месяцев назад)
You forgot wifi and solar powered chargers
mrwilljones3015 (7 месяцев назад)
Simple evacuate....
Skyler Plays (7 месяцев назад)
Well I survived Hurricane Harvey
Sophia Mitchell (7 месяцев назад)
I can respect this.
Roblox gamer (7 месяцев назад)
i live in sweden cat 5 hurricane irma* god loves me
steficorn (7 месяцев назад)
i dont even live in a hurricane zone why am i watching this
Chloe Babula (7 месяцев назад)
No u not
Dorito gamer hater progamer (7 месяцев назад)
iwhat tonowwhodoservereatonadoandahaknce
Old Hobo Man (7 месяцев назад)
Where I live flood insurance range from 1000 to 4000 dollars but I have no hurricane
No daddy not the belt (7 месяцев назад)
Why am i watching this? Im in the mountain states...
Micheal Name (8 месяцев назад)
Pfft, I survive hurricanes by putting duct tape at my window
Panda Queen (8 месяцев назад)
This video helped I was in hurricane ophielea
The Life Of Maya XD (8 месяцев назад)
I live in England but a hurricane is in island and coming to London. btw I'm from london
Joseph Stalin (8 месяцев назад)
going to the lowest level of the house is not safe because the STORM SURGE! the surge water can get into your house through little door openings, close you door, look at the bottom, see the little opening? that will flood your house! how you gonna survive?

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