There’s more to getting ready for a storm than just stocking up on water.
Emergency management officials across the Tampa Bay area are asking residents to get a plan in place. But what exactly does that mean? According to the National Hurricane Center, there’s more to it than just stocking up on water and nonperishable food. Here’s a checklist of things the center recommends residents do in advance of hurricane season: Source: National Weather Service For more tips on storm preparedness, just click on the "2012 Hurricane Guide" link below, or visit Hillsborough County Emergency Management online.