How to prepare to survive a hurricane tips, these are my recommendations, and I hope that they keep you and your family safe. This is my advanced planning for a hurricane or typhoon. Formulate a pre-hurricane plan before a disaster preparedness emergency management notification alert of a tropical storm warning or watch happens. This is a how-to informal, short description of how to accomplish Tempest gale storm preparedness from a preppers perspective, this is greatly simplified from the overall discussion of the topic, and meant for non-experts to help them become a severe tropical cyclone survivalist. Being in a state of readiness for super-hurricanes, hurricanes, tropical depression ,Monsoon, A squall, Gale force winds, storms, violent weather, an act of God, fierce winds, tropical storms with high powered circular winds, A Tropical cyclone in the Caribbean, category hurricane from the Atlantic and or gulf coast, violent windstorm, flooding, and etc. Hurricane mitigation and Cyclone mitigation preparations for basic Prepping for severe weather natural disasters and hazards can help you survive, endure, and avoid common pitfalls and problems. Get to know your local emergency management agency’s recommendations if you live near a coastal area, study up on FEMA the Federal emergency management agency’s recommendations for a tropical Hurricane Storm. Having a flood insurance policy, before disaster strikes. Stockpile emergency supplies, as your budget allows. Having communications such as a NOAA enabled radio, that is battery powered, solar powered, and crank powered is my recommendation, if your budget allows.Fill your car’s gas tank at least a minimum of a day before the storm, in case you ordered to evacuate. If you live on the first or second floor of a high-rise. Before the storm begins, try to make arrangements to stay with your neighbors who live on the third floor and above during the hurricane. If you live in the 8th or above floors try and stay with neighbors who live below you, or seek shelter somewhere else. Generally, I recommend to evacuate if you live near a floodplain, near a river, or an inlet waterway. If you live on a Boat, Secure Your Boat, and Evacuate inland. If you live in a mobile home, I recommend seeking a more sturdy shelter to ride the storm out. If you should lose electricity keep all circuit breakers off until the power is restored. If you should witness any downed power lines be sure to call the power company from a mobile phone to report the damage. If you should smell gas in your home leave immediately, and report this from a mobile device from a safe distance. When the storm starts stay away from all doors and windows, try and stay in an interior room of your house, using a pillow or mattress to protect your head and body. Do not leave the safe place in your home, until you’re positive that the storm has passed, not just the eye of a hurricane or until local officials say it’s OK to do so.Be prepared ,put together a family emergency plan and emergency kit well in advance of any storm. Get a copy of The Family Disaster Plan. Discuss it with your family members, so that everyone knows what to do when the time comes. These free resources are available from the National Weather Service or the American Red Cross websites.Hurricane watches give 36 hours to prepare, and hurricane warnings give 24 hours to prepare. Watch or listen to hurricane central weather channel and hurricane central NOAA to stay up to date on the lates hurricane tracker from NOAA, or hurricane tracker weather channel to best keep your family safe and get your tropical update to monitor tropical storms and hurricanes and get storm safety and preparedness tips from them and my youtube video here on how to prepare for a hurricane. I believe that you should set a side a hurricane preparedness week for preparing for a hurricane in order to increase your chances of surviving a hurricane.
Here is a partial list, to use in consideration for putting together your kit for hurricane readiness and preparedness for survival.
72 Hour Bug out bag,Shovel,Tarp,Gloves,Rain coat or poncho,Water proof boots,Canned food or MRE’s, freeze dried food (3 days min. ) Batteries,Chainsaw,Cell phone charger AC/DC,Contractor grade trash bags,Flashlight,1 roll of duck tape ,First aid kit,Water purifying device , or tablets.Canteen , sports bottle , or clean and empty 2 liter bottle for water storage.A lighter, or waterproof matches,Cash approximately $50.00,Multitool,Tools,Extra clothes,A fire and waterproof safe in your home for important documents.Signal mirror,A cooler with ice,CanOpener,Blanket,Generator with extra fuel,Hurricane lamps with extra fuel and Wicks,Glow sticks,Toilet paper at least 2 rolls,prescription medications in sealed containers. (7 days min.)
Small boat or Inflatable life raft, oars, and manual pump (if low land flooding from tidal surges, etc. is a threat in your specific area) Rope.

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