Peak Hurricane Day: September 10th
Hurricane season in Florida starts June 1st and lasts through November 30th, and this month is National Hurricane Preparedness Month which is a reminder to prepare you, your family, pets, home and vehicles for the dangers that hurricanes bring along. Around 90 percent of all hurricanes and 96 percent of major hurricanes (category 3, 4, and 5) occur within the months of August, September, or October. This week in particular is extra likely to have a storm event, containing the peak of hurricane season - September 10th. This means that this day is most likely to have a tropical storm or hurricane, otherwise considered “named storms.” September 10th has had a significant storm three out of four years on average in the past.
This year, top forecasters are predicting more storms than originally forecast for the year - 9 hurricanes and 11 tropical storms in total, which is 3 more storms than the year had anticipated. It is very important to have a plan in place for such events and to be prepared so that you can keep yourself, your loved ones, and your belongings safe.
For more information on how to stay prepared this hurricane season, scan the QR code provided. In the event you need assistance, our emergency crews are ready to respond to emergencies 24/7/365! Call our office today at 904-429-4457!