Hurricane season is right around the corner for us Floridian gardeners
as Hurricane Preparedness Week continues
Good news though, NOAA predicts near-normal or below-normal 2014 Atlantic hurricane season … El Niño expected to develop and suppress the number and intensity of tropical cyclones.
NOAA will issue an updated outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season in early August, just prior to the historical peak of the season. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November and peaks between August
“It only takes one hurricane or tropical storm making landfall to have disastrous impacts on our communities,” said Joe Nimmich, FEMA associate administrator for Response and Recovery. “Just last month, Pensacola, Florida saw five inches of rain in 45 minutes – without a tropical storm or hurricane. We need you to be ready. Know your risk for hurricanes and severe weather, take action now to be prepared and be an example for others in your office, school or community. Learn more about how to prepare for hurricanes at www.ready.gov/hurricanes.”
In 2004, National Hurricane Preparedness Week in the United States replaced the previous observance of ‘National Hurricane Awareness Week’
It’s official, Hurricane Preparedness Week is here, along with rainy season about to kick in also… plants will be growing like crazy here in #USDAzone9b Florida.
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Are you ready for hurricane season? I know I’m not … Stay safe this hurricane season and leave your preparedness thoughts below: