It only takes one storm to change your life. With Hurricane Joaquin threatening the east coast you can benefit with tips to keep your home and family safe in the event of the hurricanes landfall. The Insurance Institute for Business and Home safety has an excellent checklist that you can utilize when you click on: https://disastersafety.org/wp-content/uploads/Hurricane-Checklist_IBHS-web.png
The Selective Insurance Company also has a great preparedness tip sheet to help you weather the storm at: http://www.selective.com/WebApplications/EDS/PublicSite/Client/PDF/2015Hurricane_Prepareness.pdf
Planning and preparing is the best defense to quickly and effectively minimize your risk. The National Weather Service/ National Hurricane Center provides storm tracking, resources and provides advisories @ http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/.
Prepare and Be Safe!