Hurricane Preparedness

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Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are a fact of life for the Heart of Florida. It's not a question of "if" as to "when" we will be affected by a storm.  So make sure you and your family are prepared. Download the radio.com app for iOS (iPhone,iPad) and Android now, select 98.5 KTK as your favorite and never miss an update when it matters most.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are a fact of life for the Heart of Florida. It's not a question of "if" as to "when" we will be affected by a storm.  So make sure you and your family are prepared. Download the RADIO.COM app for iOS (iPhone,iPad) and Android now, allow puish notifications and add 98.5 KTK to your favorites and never miss an update when it matters most. Does you have the RADIO.COM app set for push notifications? Here's how. 

Florida's Diaster Preparedness Sales Tax holiday begins Friday, May 31, 2019 and ends on Thursday, June 6, 2019.  During the sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax include: 

  • Portable self-powered light sources, like flashlights, selling for $20 or less
  • Portable self-powered radios, including two-way radios or weather-band radios, selling for $50 or less
  • Tarps, other waterproof sheets, ground anchors or ties, also for $50 or less
  • Gas or diesel fuel tanks that are sold for $25 or less
  • AA, AAA, C, D, 6-volt or 9-volt batteries sold for $30 or less (car and boat batteries are excluded)
  • Non-electric coolers up to $30
  • Portable generators sold for $750 or less
  • Reusable ice sold for $10 or less

SOURCE: Florida Department of Revenue

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are a fact of life for the Heart of Florida. It's not a question of "if" as to "when" we will be affected by a storm.  So make sure you and your family are prepared. Download the 98.5 KTK app for iOS (iPhone,iPad) and Android now and never miss an update when it matters most.

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Make A Kit-Tropical weather can be unpredictable and move slowly, so it's in our nature to put off storm preparations until later. However the paths can change in an instant and you may find yourself without supplies to keep your family safe and healthy. Prepare now when there is time and available resources. Here are some important item for your preparedness kit:

  • Food - at least enough for 3 to 7 days
    • non-perishable packaged or canned food / juices
    • foods for infants or the elderly
    • snack foods
    • non-electric can opener
    • cooking tools / fuel
    • paper plates / plastic utensils
  • Blankets / Pillows, etc.
  • Clothing - seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes
  • First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs
  • Special Items - for babies and the elderly
  • Toiletries - hygiene items
  • Moisture wipes
  • Flashlight / Batteries
  • Radio - Battery operated and NOAA weather radio
  • Cash - Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods.
  • Keys
  • Toys, Books and Games
  • Important documents - in a waterproof container
    • insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
    • document all valuables with videotape if possible
  • Tools - keep a set with you during the storm
  • Vehicle fuel tanks filled
  • Pet care items
    • proper identification / immunization records
    • ample supply of food and water
    • a carrier or cage
    • medications

Click here for a starter list for your storm kit.

Make A Plan-What is your plan to move your family and loved one's out of harms way?  Click here to create a family, business or special needs plan for natural disasters.

Make A Kit-Tropical weather can be unpredictable and move slowly, so it's in our nature to put off storm preparations until later. However the paths can change in an instant and you may find yourself without supplies to keep your family safe and healthy.  Click here for a starter list for your storm kit.

Determine your risk- what types of wind and water hazards could happen where you live?  Click here to determine your zone for tropical storm/Hurricane storm surge.

Flood Insurance-Most damage from tropical weather is water-related.  Check your current homeowners or renters insurance policy and look for a specific flood clause.  Click here for an overview of the National Flood Insurance Program, which includes additional information and links for property owners, claims adjusters, insurance professionals, lenders, surveyors and elected officials.

This is a service of Clay Electric Cooperative and Sunstate Federal Credit Union.