Tomorrow is June 1 and for those of us in Florida this is beginning of Hurricane Season. NEW in 2017 Hurricane Season will be information included on Storm Surges and maps that might look something like this:
GOOD NEWS THOUGH, starting Friday throughout this Weekend, as Hurricane supplies will be tax-free in Florida this weekend only from June 2 through June 4! Starting Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4, hurricane supplies will be tax-free in the state of Florida. This means you will not be charged sales tax for the following items:
Reusable ice packs up to $10
Flashlights, lanterns and candles up to $20
Gas or diesel fuel containers up to $25
Batteries, coolers, and first-aid kits up to $30
Radios and tarps up to $50
Generators up to $750
At the minimum, your 72-hour disaster survival kit should contain the following: food, water (at least three gallons per person), blankets and pillows, cash, cell phone chargers, clothing, first aid kit, flashlight and batteries, keys, mosquito spray, a battery-operated NOAA weather radio, toiletries, toys, tools, important documents and pet care items.
NOW, back to the New NEWS for 2017 Hurricane Season. In an effort to explain dangers ahead the National Hurricane Center will start including storm surges in their reports. So when tornado, hurricane, or other tropical storms hit this season be sure to gather full details from the National Hurricane Center so you and yours will be protected as well know what to do.
Until next time, keep it REAL … REAL FUN that is! Just Brenda