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With Hurricane Irma strengthening to a category 5 storm and it’s heading potentially set to Florida. It’s important to have a clear and ready plan for the worst case scenario!

Though we at The Greater Orlando Home Team aren’t hurricane experts or weather professionals- we’ve experienced several hurricanes throughout our time in Florida and have developed a list of resources and websites great for you, your family, friends and loved ones to review and be informed.

Be Prepared!

We cannot predict the outcome Hurricane Irma and of other such natural forces and cant ensure everything will be perfect, however we know that being prepared counts and it matter to not skimp on these minor details.

We hope you’ll find this information helpful- please share this valuable information with everyone you know that is needing to prepare for Hurricane Irma!

What’s In This Blog

In this blog there will be links for the following information:

-Webiste Links with Checklist on how to be prepared for Hurricane Irma.

-Shelter links by County where to find refuge during Hurricane Irma.

-Sheriff and Local Authority links by County to find out what else can be done to be prepared for Hurricane Irma.

Prepare: Before, During, & After Hurricane Irma!

The following websites have great information on how to prepare and cope with the Hurricane Irma in all phases-before, during, and afterwards.

https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/index.shtml

County Shelter Links:

These are websites for all of the surrounding counties in the Greater Orlando area. Click on the link that corresponds with your county and contact that county with specific questions.

Lake County:
https://www.lakecountyfl.gov/hurricane_guide/lake_county_shelter_locations.aspx

Orange County:
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?ll=28.548338000000022%2C-81.35238600000002&spn=0.482526%2C0.741577&output=embed&hl=en&msa=0&z=10&ie=UTF8&mid=1aWj4FS2__nlGV2TeeAAyINfFd8Y

Osceola County
http://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/emergency-management/shelters/

Seminole County
http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/departments-services/county-managers-office/emergency-management/prepare-seminole/stay-informed/shelter-information.stml

The following are other nearby county provided Shelter sites:

Polk County
https://www.polk-county.net/docs/default-source/emergency-management/hurricanesheltermap2017.pdf?sfvrsn=4

Volusia County
https://www.volusia.org/services/public-protection/emergency-management/before-a-disaster/shelter-information.stml

Brevard County
http://www.brevardfl.gov/EmergencyManagement/HaveAPlan/Shelters

Flagler County
http://www.flagleremergency.com/

Sheriff Links:

These are websites for all of the surrounding Sheriff Offices in the Greater Orlando area. Click on the link that corresponds with your county and contact that county with specific questions.

Lake County
https://www.lcso.org/contactus/

Orange County
https://www.ocso.com/Contact

Osceola County
https://www.osceolasheriff.org/

Seminole County
https://www.seminolesheriff.org/

The following are nearby county Sheriff Offices:

Polk County
http://www.polksheriff.org/ContactUs/Pages/default.aspx

Volusia County
http://www.volusiasheriff.org/contact/

Brevard County
http://www.brevardsheriff.com/home/contact-us/contact-us-page/

Flagler County
http://www.flaglersheriff.com/contact-us

Other Helpful Links

We at The Greater Orlando Home Team understand that some of you may have a pet(s) and they/those are considered members of your family- You love them and we do to. In case you have to seek care for your pet(s) during Hurricane Irma- visit the following site for more details.

Thinking about your Pets
https://newsroom.ocfl.net/2016/05/orange-county-urges-pet-owners-to-prepare-ahead-of-storm-season/

Stay Current with Local News

My News 13:
http://www.mynews13.com/news.html

ABC Channel 9:
http://www.wftv.com/news

Orlando Sentinel News:
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/

News 96.5FM
http://www.news965.com/

I trust that this information is helpful for you and your family during the upcoming storm of Hurricane Irma.

Remember, The Greater Orlando Home Team is here to help with all of your real estate needs- whether buying, selling or investing you can count on us to get the job done!

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