If you decide to stay

  • Have your disaster supply kit full and updated.
  • Have a traditional non-cordless phone (landline).
  • Turn off all major appliances.
  • Keep refrigerator and freezer door closed as much as possible.
  • If you use a portable generator keep it outside in a well-ventilated area away from doors and windows.
  • Keep a set of tools in your home.
  • Prepare to be self-sufficient for several days.