Hurricane season starts June 1, but it’s clear and sunny outside. You may not want to think about evacuating amid a deadly storm, but you should be prepared, says a faculty member with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
“With tax-free shopping from June 1 to 7 for hurricane preparation, this is the perfect time to get your ‘go bag’ together,” said Natasha Parks, a family and consumer sciences agent with UF/IFAS Extension Duval County. “You are more likely to forget something if you wait until right before a hurricane hits.”
Parks offers tips on what to include in your “go bag.”