A Tropical Preparedness Tip from CPHC

A hurricane or tropical storm watch is issued when conditions are expected in the specified area of the watch within 48 huors. When a hurricane or tropical storm watch is issued:

  • Fuel and service family vehicles
  • Prepare to cover all windows and door openings with boards, shutters or other shielding materials
  • Store and secure outdoor lawn furniture and other loose, lightweight objects, such as garbage cans and garden tools
  • Check and replenish disaster supply kits
  • Have an extra supply of cash on hand