Hurricane Preps

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Sales Tax Holiday For Hurricane Supplies Begins Saturday

Are you ready for hurricane season? It officially starts on Sunday, June 1st and Florida lawmakers have made storm preparation more affordable with a sales-tax holiday on storm supplies.

CBS Miami–05/29/2014

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AAA: Nearly 1 In 5 Floridians Would Not Evacuate For A Hurricane

Hurricane season begins on Sunday, but three in ten Florida residents do not make advanced preparations, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey.

CBS Miami–05/29/2014

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5 Things To Know About Hurricane Season

The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is nearly upon us and with a new season comes new ways to try and predict how these extremely unpredictable storms will impact land.

CBS Miami–05/28/2014

Gov. Rick Scott held a news conference at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center in Doral on May 30, 2013 where he was joined by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, and other local officials. (Source: Governor's Press Office)

Gov. Scott Urges Floridians To Be Prepared For Hurricane Season

Hurricane season starts Saturday and Governor Rick Scott, along with other state and South Florida officials, want you to be prepared.

CBS Miami–05/30/2013

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Katia Intensifies To Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Katia continued to grow in intensity Monday, becoming a major Category 3 storm by late afternoon, and a Category 4 storm before midnight. Under the current track, it may be a danger only to shipping, but forecasters are watching it closely, especially those in Bermuda.

CBS4–09/05/2011

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East Coast Checks Bridges, Readies Plans For Irene

Hurricane Irene continues to barrel towards the East Coast. The category three storm could make landfall anywhere from North Carolina to New York this weekend. Evacuations began for tourists Wednesday on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and residents have been told to get out starting Thursday.

CBS4–08/25/2011

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Irene: Time To Review Storm Preps & Supplies

With a hurricane churning to our east and South Florida in the center of the cone, some South Floridians spent Sunday stocking up on supplies – just in case.

CBS4–08/21/2011

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Guide To Hurricane Supplies

When a hurricane huts, you can be on your own for 72 hours or more. In Hurricane Andrew, there was not an operating supermarket from Kendall to Key Largo for weeks after the storm. Power was out in some areas for 9 weeks. Getting the necessities of life proved to be a major challenge,Here’s a list of items you should have ready and stocked before a storm hits.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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Guide To Having Safe Drinking Water After A Storm

Water is the one hurricane supply you can’t live without. Before a storm approaches, or makes landfall, you should have a plan set in place so you won’t run dry after the storm.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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What To Do Now, Before A Storm

Category 1 hurricanes are dangerous, and Category 5 storms can be survived. How well you and your family come through any storm depends on preparation.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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