This post is #3 of 3 in The Common Sense Hurricane Guide Series. Please see “Before the Hurricane” and “During the Hurricane” for more information. In this post, we'll talk about returning to your home after evacuation, safety concerns, and cleanup after the hurricane.
Note: Once the hurricane has passed, you still need to be prepared to evacuate if flood waters are threatening. Even after the hurricane is over, flooding can get worse and force an evacuation. Rivers, bayous, reservoirs and lakes can overflow banks and crest quickly, even if the sky is clear. [Read more…]