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One blog begat a question of significance that does deserve...

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The question was how we Floridians prepare for the upcoming hurricane season? And I felt it did deserve an answer. After I wrote about the tornadoes and horrors of our previous disastrous hurricanes, where we personally received a direct hit after living here for eighteen years back in 2004, we know that every year there is always the possibility of a hurricane and also one that could hit us. But to be honest with my husband being trained, while a Fire Chief in New Jersey in emergency management back in 1984, we have an in on knowing a bit more than the general population. Plus as a deputy here, in Florida he was trained to be in the First In Team in the advent of such emergencies as hurricanes, tornadoes (not as common here) etc, or other major events that nature has caused with enormous devastation as the end result. With that said, when we did receive the direct hit from Hurricane Charley 8.13.2004, no preparation was done and that is because it was told to us by all the types of …