Hurricane 2014: Your guide to the 2014 hurricane season

Hurricane 2014: Your guide to the 2014 hurricane season

The start of the 2014 hurricane season in Florida begins today, June 1. Now is the time to prepare, get your disaster emergency supplies and get a disaster communication plan in place for you and your family!  – Pete E Cento  #DisasterPreparedness June 1, 2014

Hurricane 2014: Your guide to the 2014 hurricane season

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Police officers from Naples, Fla. fight the wind on the Naples Pier after telling surfers underneath the pier to get out of the water Friday afternoon as Hurricane Charley strengthened off the shore of Naples . Lexey Swall/Naples Daily News

PHOTO BY LEXEY SWALL

Police officers from Naples, Fla. fight the wind on the Naples Pier after telling surfers underneath the pier to get out of the water Friday afternoon as Hurricane Charley strengthened off the shore of Naples . Lexey Swall/Naples Daily News

 

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2014 hurricane season:

■ Deciding whether to evacuate or stay, you still need a plan

■ Staying home for a storm? Here are safety tips for staying safe

■ Make preparations for pets in your hurricane plan

■ Healthy, trimmed trees will better survive the storm

■ Plan in advance and register for special needs shelters

■ Experts say storm prep vital for boats for storm season

■ Experts say store your medical records electronically

■ Getting your pool ready before the storm and what to do after

■ Protecting your windows, the various ways

■ Storm Shield app keeps you informed on the storms

■ Tornadoes, lightning among severe weather threats in Florida

■ Generators an option if used properly to stay safe

■ Tips for making sure you are properly covered by insurance

■ Flood insurance maps not changing, but rates may be

■ Technology aids Collier, Lee residents in storm tracking

■ U.S. 41 East-Collier Boulevard among roads under construction for hurricane season

■ Minor Lee road projects shouldn’t disrupt evacuation routes

■ Important websites at your fingertips

■ Be safe after the storm — check out repair contractors

■ Tips and advice for repairing roof damage after the storm

■ Important numbers to know: City of Naples

■ Important numbers to know: Marco Island

■ Important numbers to know: South Lee

■ Important numbers to know: Lee County

■ Important numbers to know: Utility, agency numbers in region

■ Important storm emergency numbers to know

■ Hurricane Shelter Locations

■ View evacuation routes for south Lee and Collier counties

■ Hurricane Tracker map

■ Special section: Learn more about the 2014 hurricane season at hurricane2014.com

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