1. Listen to weather updates and advisories.
2. Keep watch for warnings and plans regarding evacuation in your community.
3. Check your house’s condition and make necessary repairs.
4. Prepare a survival kit (emergency items such as canned goods, biscuits, water and first aid kits).
5. Keep your survival kit in an area where you can easily get it in case of emergency.
6. Bring your pets and livestock in the designated evacuation area for animals. If not, keep them in a safe place.
7. Evacuate immediately once asked by the authorities to do so.