No hurricane season should be taken lightly. There’s always the potential for danger and damage with often unpredictable weather during the season, which typically runs from June 1 through November 30th.
However, recent predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Climate Prediction Center suggests that this hurricane season is going to be above average in terms of hurricane frequency and intensity. With the latest hurricane predictions in mind, we wanted to share some tips on how to plan for this year’s hurricane season.
NOAA’s outlook for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season shows some cause for extra concern and planning this year:
Although the situation in Florida with the condo collapse is different than dealing with a hurricane, it does serve as a reminder about what can happen when you are not proactive about certain risks and decide to deter maintenance. In that case, not taking the time to regularly assess what could happen left that managed community open to a liability burden that most likely could have been minimized or eliminated.
Every year, there is a known hurricane season in many parts of the country. Managed communities in those areas may not know the frequency or intensity of the hurricanes each season. But, it can be said at least one hurricane is likely – that one hurricane requires a proactive plan to help protect and preserve the community and its assets. Even if the hurricanes don’t develop, heavy storms should also still be taken seriously.
Here are some strategies that can help proactively prepare your communities for hurricane season:
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