7 Ways Millennials Prepare For A Hurricane
Hurricane Season is upon us and for those of us in Florida that means severe binge watching, snack indulging and showcasing our best impression of a meteorologist. In the event of a major Hurricane in your area you’d need a few things to make sure you’re in the clear.
1. Fill Up Your Gas Tank
2. Charge All Your Devices
3. Load up on your Hurricane snacks
4. Buy Water or Fill Up Personal Water Bottles
5. Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst
Hurricane Andrew was a powerful and destructive Category 5 Atlantic hurricane that struck the Bahamas, Florida, and Louisiana in August 1992. It is the most destructive hurricane to ever hit Florida in terms of structures damaged or destroyed, and was the costliest in financial terms until Hurricane Irma surpassed it 25 years later.
Quick Facts on Hurricane Andrew:
Hurricane Andrew made landfall in Homestead (a city in Miami Dade) on August 24, 1992.
Around 1 million people evacuated Florida.
Hurricane Andrew’s winds were determined to be 165 miles per hour.The morning of Aug. 24, 1992, a storm tide of 4 to 6 feet was measured in Biscayne Bay. Heights as high as nearly 17 feet were measured at the waterfront Burger King International Headquarters.
The nationwide total death toll from Hurricane Andrew was 26, with another 40 people dying as an indirect result of the storm.
The damage from Hurricane Andrew was staggering, with about $25–26.5 billion in damages in Florida alone.
Hurricane Andrew destroyed 25,524 homes and damaged another 101,241.
6. Lighten the Heavy Hurricane Mood with Memes
7. Throw a Party