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Category: Weather and Natural Disaster Resources

Don’t Procrastinate, Prepare During National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, serving to remind Florida residents to be prepared for natural disasters and emergencies. September is also the statistical “peak” of Hurricane season when Florida tends to see the largest number of disturbances and the highest risk of major storms forming in the Atlantic. We encourage you to follow some of our tips and take this month to be proactive with all your disaster plans for emergencies such as hurricanes, floods or fires.

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Florida Lightning Safety Tips

Florida is considered the “lightning capital” of the country, with more than 2,000 lightning injuries over the past 50 years. To help protect yourself, always monitor the weather and follow some of our tips to minimize the risk of a lightning accident.

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Florida Hurricane Prep 101

Chances are, all Florida homeowners have or will experience a hurricane, and the best way to keep you and your family safe is by preparing for the worst. If you’re not sure where and when to start preparations, read our Florida hurricane prep tips, giving you the 101 on all you should know.

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3 Tips to Prepare for Florida’s Rainy Season from Edison Insurance Company

Preparing for Florida’s rainy season can keep your family and home safe while saving you time and money. Secure a flood policy today and know your family will be covered in the event a loss results from rising water.

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We Got Power | Edison Insurance Company

Our modern-day world runs on power as our homes, modes of communication, medical services, and everyday conveniences rely on electricity. When we lose access to electricity due to a storm, our daily routines come to a grinding stop. However, proper use of generators can provide temporary use of those devices and appliances we now consider necessary.

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What’s in a Hurricane name? | Edison Insurance Company

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season is predicted to be very active. Since adopting short distinctive names, tracking the path of storms has become easier for meteorologists and the general public. What is in a name, has dramatically impacted the way information on tropical storms and hurricanes is communicated.  

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The Waters are Stacked Against Us from Edison Insurance Company

The greatest flood in American history happened in 1927 when the Mississippi river overflowed.  The events which caused such devastation so many years ago are still possible today, along with the addition of climate change causing the waters to rise all around us.  We all should be ready for the next “great flood” event of our lifetime. 

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Items You Should Have in Your Hurricane Supply Kit

Updated: July 1, 2020   When a hurricane is approaching, it is important for you and your family to be fully equipped and prepared for the worst. Your hurricane survival kit should be able to carry you through a week or two after a storm or any other natural disaster.  There are several companies that sell pre-assembled survival kits, but they may not be personalized to your own family’s needs, especially if there are young children. This is why you may consider assembling one on your own. Here are some items you should have in your hurricane supply kit:     Have at least a two-week supply of non-perishable food and drinks including:  Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits, and vegetables  Comfort foods  High-energy foods  Water - at leasst 1 gallon daily per person for 7 to 10 days.  Katrina and Wilma emphasized the importance of having sufficient water on hand.  Don't forget to inclde 7-10 days of water ...
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5 Tips for Installing Hurricane Shutters from Edison Insurance Company

Installing hurricane shutters is an effective way to minimize hurricane damages to your windows, doors, and home. However, do you know how to install them properly and safely if a storm is on the horizon? 

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Storm Surge Information and Safety

As a homeowners insurance carrier in Florida, Edison Insurance Company provides important safety tips and information about storm surge for Hurricane Season.  

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