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Weather Websites  - Governmental, commercial, local, rss, radio, newspapers, general
Disaster Resources and other Agencies
Some great links on hurricane info
Brevard Emergency Management
Melbourne, FL Weather Service Office
National Hurricane Center NOAA
Pre-Season - what to do months before the actual season arrives.
Hurricane Shutter Guide
Insurance Check-up
6 Questions to ask about your Insurance
Season Begins
To Do's as the season starts
Develop the Family Plan
Have a Pet Plan - don't forget fido and fluffy.
Approaching Storm
Overview of preparations
Supplies List
Food List
Don't rely on finding a hotel room when the storm comes   tips
Watch and Track
Interactive Tracking Map
Printable Tracking Chart
Personal Hurricane Software
Media coverage  - Websites to lots of weather coverage and hurricane information
Satellite Overview of the tropics
Evacuate or not
Should I go or stay ?
Evacuation plans
What to take to a shelter
During the Storm
Tips while the storm is passing
After the Storm
What to do if you've exhausted your water?
What a mess, what now?
Assess the damage
Generators - wattage guide | using a generator properly
Emergency Hotlines
Anatomy of a Hurricane
Intensities and Terms
How hurricanes create storm surge
Evolution of a hurricane
All you want to know about formation


    Hurricane Guide


Food / Water Needs

Non-Perishable Foods to buy ahead for the season (3 to 7 days worth)
Check box Canned and jarred meats and fish, such as tuna, chunky chicken or ham (Don't forget the can opener)
Check box Canned fruits (packed in juice, not in syrup)
Check box Canned vegetables
Check box Canned soups, stews and chili
Check box Powdered and/or evaporated milk
Check box Instant coffee, tea and cocoa
Check box Unsalted nuts
Check box Jelly and/or honey
Check box Peanut butter
Check box Powdered drink mixes (to make water more palatable)
Check box Fruit juices, vegetable juices, diet soft drinks
Check box Bouillon cubes
Check box Nonperishable pudding and gelatin
Check box Pet food
As Storm Approaches (3 to 7 days worth)
Check box Bottled drinking water - 1 gallon per person per day
Check box Pet drinking water
Check box Water for washing hands / utensils
Check box Apples, lemons, bananas, oranges (all will keep several days at room temperature)
Check box Raisins and other dried fruits
Check box Cheese spreads and cheese slices that don't need refrigeration
Check box Ready-made baby formula, not the powder or concentrate
Check box Baby food in jars
Check box Cookies, crackers or chips
Check box Small boxes of dry cereal
Check box Bread, muffins or bagels
Check box Summer sausage, pepperoni
Check box Condiments, including ketchup, mustard, onions, garlic, oil and vinegar (filely any condiment can spice up canned vegetables.)
Check box Ice
Your List
Whether you’re home or in your car, keep a blanket or large dry towel over your ice chest or cooler to extend cooling time.