Hurricane Irma Tracker, Shelter Information and More

posted by Jacksonville Staff - 

With a storm this large, you must be prepared. Please be cautious and have a plan set in place for Hurrican Irma. Below you will find things you should have, available shelters, Hurricane tracking sites & more useful information. 

Be sure to download the free iHeartRadio app to stay up to date on all things Hurricane Irma. 

Also, The Jax Ready app is super accurate and always up to date with current weather information. It is free and incredibly useful.

Stay Safe, Friend. 

Make sure to have these things during before a Hurricane Hits:

Flashlights & extra bulbs

Battery-operated radio

Battery-operated 

lanterns

Batteries (in different sizes!) 

Matches First aid kit

Duct tape

Rain gear

Clock (wind-up or battery-powered)

Plastic garbage bags

Fire extinguisher

Scissors

Can Opener

Clean clothes

Extra blankets

Heavy gloves

FOOD AND WATER

Pack non-perishable food for each person for 3-7 days.

Bottled water (1 gallon/person/day) 

Bottled juice

Two coolers: One for drinks & one for food

Canned foods

Manual can opener

Dry pet food

HOUSE CHECKLIST:

Remove outdoor items

Trim dead branches from trees

Board up windows

Fill gas tanks and extra containers

Get extra cash

Move furniture away from windows

Store important documents in waterproof containers

Extra supply of medicines

MEDICAL CHECKLIST:

Medic-alert tagsInsect-repellent sprays

Feminine hygiene items

SunscreenSoapFirst aid kit

Prescription medication

Over-the-counter medication

Children's medicine

Bandages/Adhesive tape/Antiseptic solution

ThermometerTweezers

PET CHECKLIST:

Your pet will need more than a bag of food in a storm.

Water for your pet for 3-7 days Non-perishable food

Crate/carrier/tank

Leash (non-extendable)

Collar and/or harness

Favorite Toy

Blanket or pillow

Clean litter box

Updated shots and medical records

Microchip with up-to-date contact info

Any medications

Calming aids

Puppy training pads

Heartworm preventatives

Rain gear

Weather Tracking Websites:

Weather underground

Weather app

Jaxready

Shelters In Duval:

Shelters In Clay County:

Shelters In St. Johns County:

Nassau County Shelters:

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