Know Your Risk and What to Do
Homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage.
radio and NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards, batteries, flashlights, and other items that
will allow you to get by for 3 days after a hurricane hits.
Prepare Your Home before the Storm
As the Storm Approaches
information and be prepared to act quickly.
Evacuate if You:
If You Are Told to Evacuate:
If You Cannot Evacuate and Are Staying in Your Home:
downstairs only if you are not in a flood prone or storm surge area.
storm will resume.
Immediately After the Storm:
Be Prepared to:
Standing water may be electrically charged from power lines.
instructions and standard electrical code.
The Suffolk County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services’ Office of Emergency Management (FRES) has a wealth of information to help you and your family prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, including sheltering information, preparedness plans, weather information, and more. Visit: