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Lee County residents urged to begin planning for 2013 hurricane season

June 7, 2013 In preparation for the 2013 hurricane season, Lee County Emergency Management went through the usual checklist, with one new task — acclimate staffers to the new Emergency Operations Center. more »»

Beach residents face above-average storm threats

June 7, 2013 Hurricane prediction forecasters for the 2013 season, which officially begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30, are calling for an above-average probability for major storm events this summer. more »»

Town offers 2013 Re Entry Pass/ Code Red Notification

June 7, 2013 The Town of Fort Myers Beach is registering Estero Island residents and business owners for re-entry passes for the 2013 hurricane seasons. more »»

Preparedness is key for Island residents

June 7, 2013 Island residents are among the most informed, if not well prepared, around Southwest Florida. Most who were here can remember the turmoil and upset caused by Hurricane Charley in 200. more »»

Cape Coral responders prepared

June 7, 2013 With the 2013 hurricane season set to kick off, the Cape Coral Fire Department has been training staffers and updating equipment to make sure the city is well prepared for the coming months. more »»

Preparing your boat for hurricane season

June 7, 2013 Contributed by Pete Huebner Everest Marina; www.everestmarina. more »»

Stockup on supplies

June 7, 2013 Preparing emergency food supplies doesn’t have to be difficult. To help, here are some basic guidelines on what to keep in mind while putting together your non-perishable. more »»

Taling shelter

June 7, 2013 Having a safe room in your home or small business can help provide "near-absolute protection" for you and your family or your employees from injury or death caused by the dangerous forces of extreme... more »»

Basic Hurricane Safety Actions

June 7, 2013 * Know if you live in an evacuation area. Know your home's vulnerability to storm surge, flooding and wind. Have a written plan based on this knowledge. more »»

Watch vs. Warning: Know the difference

June 7, 2013 A HURRICANE WATCH issued for your part of the coast indicates the possibility that you could experience hurricane conditions within 48 hours. more »»

Health tips

June 7, 2013 Lee Co. Electric Co-Op (LCEC) knows how important reliable electric service is to our customers, especially those using life-support devices. more »»

Pre-Hurricane Insurance Checklist

June 7, 2013 As the adage goes…”Prepare for the worst and hope for the best.” Claim time is the worst time to find out what coverage you have…or don’t have. more »»

Protecting your lawn and garden before the storm

June 7, 2013 High winds can bring costly damage to your property and pose a risk to your well-being. Here's a list of nine hurricane safety tips, compiled from the landscaping perspective. more »»

Reviving your pool

June 7, 2013 Without electricity to filter and vacuum pools, that shimmering lagoon in your back yard can turn into a fetid mosquito have. more »»

Tornadoes: Part of a hurricane's fury

June 7, 2013 Hurricanes can produce tornadoes that add to the storm's destructive power. Tornadoes are most likely to occur in the right-front quadrant of the hurricane. more »»

Storm surge: A costal killer

June 7, 2013 Along the coast, storm surge is often the greatest threat to life and property from a hurricane. more »»

Preparing for flood waters

June 7, 2013 * Contact the local county geologist or county planning department to find out if your home is located in a flash-flood-prone area or flood-prone are. more »»

After the flood

June 7, 2013 When returning to a home that’s been flooded after natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, be aware that your house may be contaminated with mold or sewage, which can cause... more »»

2013 Atlantic Storm Names

June 7, 2013 Andrea Barry Chantal, Dorian Erin, Fernand Gabrielle Humberto Ingrid Jerry Karne Lorenzo Melissa, Nestor Olga Pablo Rebekah Sebastian Tanya Van Wendy For further... more »»



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