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Hurricane Matthew


Latest models show Matthew passing extremely close to Central Florida's east coast late Thursday into early Friday morning as a major hurricane with at least 125 mph winds. Potential impacts will depend on how close Matthew comes to the coast.

Be prepared and read Evans Roofing Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Before the storm

  • Stay up-to-date on storm’s progress : http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
  • Ensure you have emergency communication plan in place prior to the storm or evacuation.
  • Backup your computer data to external or online storage, take the backup with you in case of evacuation.
  • Turn off all non-essential devices and electrical equipment.
  • Check the integrity of the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and move it to the highest level possible above the floor.
  • Inspect and make emergency repairs to drains gutters and flashing.
  • Laminate / Strap / Relocate vital records.
  • Install windstorm shutter/plywood over windows and doors.
Take the following steps so that items will not blow away or cause damage:
  • Remove all loose debris around your property.
  • Anchor or relocate all nonessential equipment to a safe indoor location.
  • Secure storage of any flammable liquid, or move them to sheltered area (but never inside the living areas).
  • Anchor all portable buildings (e.g.) trailers to the ground.
  • Secure external equipment.
And finally:
  • Ensure you have proper supplies and equipment (drinkable water, nonperishable food, medical, flashlights, and walkie-talkies).
  • Have cash on hand for post –windstorm needs, such as buying food and supplies.
  • Repair and fill above-ground tanks with water.
  • Fill the fuel tanks of all vehicles.
  • Shut off gas.
  • Disconnect the main feeds if possible to prevent a potential fire caused by short-circuiting of damaged equipment.

During the storm

  • During the height of a windstorm, everyone should stay indoor in the most protected area of the facility, safest from wind and flood.

After the storm

  • Survey for hazard such as live wires, leaking gas or flammable liquids, poisonous gases and damaged to fountains or underground piping.
  • Cover broken windows and torn roof coverage immediately.
  • Begin salvage as soon as possible to prevent further damage.
  • Clean roof drains and remove debris from roof to prevent drainage problems.


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Old Bill says...

Old BillOld Bill saysPoints to keep in mind in case of hurricane

• Make a list of outdoor items, such as lawn furniture or yard tools, to bring inside during a hurricane watch.
• Keep trees and shrubbery trimmed.
• Make sure your gutters and drains are clean to prevent flooding during the long bouts of heavy rain that often accompany hurricanes.
• Us permanent hurricane shutters on windows and doors. This is much safer and more effecting than taping the glass, with does not prevent breakage.
• Put together a basic disaster supplies kit and consider storage locations for different situation.
• Stock up at least three days of food, with suggested items including: canned meats, canned or dried fruits, canned vegetables, canned juice, peanut butter, jelly, salt-free crackers, energy/protein bars, trail mix/nuts, dry cereal, cookies or other comfort food.
• Test your home’s carbon monoxide detectors and smoke alarms to ensure they’re functioning.
• If you plan to use a portable generator, call a licensed electrician to install it to ensure it will operate safely.
• Unplug your appliances and power cords from outlets to protect them from power surges.

Old Bill has spoken.

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