Tropical Storm Isaias brings the potential for heavy rain and winds Monday into Tuesday. Track the storm to have up to date information on how it may impact our area.
Things you should do today to prepare for heavy rain and wind:
-Check your storm drains and clean/remove the debris around them.
-Clean your gutters.
-Take care of any loose limbs around buildings.
-Secure outdoor furniture and trash cans.
-Prepare for a potential power outage.
-If you live near water or an area that floods, prepare to relocate to higher ground, including your car.
If the storm escalates and has more of an impact, here are some more things you can do to prepare:
-Test generators, flashlights, and radios. Have extra batteries if needed.
-Make sure you have prescription medications that are needed.
-Make sure you have enough drinking water for a few days.
-Review emergency plans with your family.
-Make sure your vehicles have fuel.
-In case of a power outage, have cash on hand if you are unable to use debit or credit cards.