Last Updated on May 30, 2023 by Gardens Home Management Services
It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Hurricane season is again upon us and it is imperative that all of us are prepared and evacuation and home protection plans are in place. The GHMS team is geared up for hurricane season 2023 and ready to weather any storm. Remember, we will keep you informed with hurricane updates on our website!
2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Accuweather has updated their outlook for the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season. They are expecting this season to be extremely active with an updated forecast of 11-15 named storms, 4-8 hurricanes, and 1-3 major hurricanes. A major hurricane is one that is a category 3 or higher (115 plus mph winds). Continue Reading
It Only Takes One Storm…
An average hurricane season has 12 named storms in the Atlantic, 6 of which strengthen into hurricanes and 3 becoming major hurricanes. Last year’s hurricane season featured above normal activity, producing 14 named storms, 8 hurricanes, and 2 major hurricanes. Hurricane Ian traveled across Florida, leaving devestating damage in its wake.
Hurricane Preparedness Tips
Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Even if you aren’t on the coastline these storms can be a threat to you. Hurricane Preparedness Week (April 30 – May 6, 2023) is your time to prepare for a potential land-falling tropical storm or hurricane. Click Here for Hurricane Tips!
Hurricane Preparedness Checklist
By knowing what actions to take before the hurricane season begins, when a hurricane approaches, and when the storm is in your area, as well as what to do after a hurricane leaves your area, you can increase your chance of survival. The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before hurricane season begins on June 1. It is vital to understand your home’s vulnerability to storms. Here is your checklist of things to do BEFORE hurricane seasons begins.
GHMS Spotlight – Dog Edition
Meet Chubbs the Pug, Christine’s furry little one. Chubbs just celebrated his 5th birthday! Chubbs is a people pleaser who loves to spend his time at the Juno dog beach, riding around in the golf cart for after school pickups and snuggling in his blanket. His favorite snacks are cheese & vanilla dog cookies! Chubbs is instagram famous and you can check out his page @_chubbsthepug_