“Have a gueen or king sized white flat sheet to signal for help from boats and helicopters.
“Map out a couple of escape paths, leave before these become flooded.”
The response from the community was huge. Here were some comments added to Sweat’s viral post.
“That’s for sure. You tend to be an expert quick.”
“Also make sure if you use a generator, make sure you are not still connected to the utilities.”
“Well looky there Ed… the interwebs love your plethora of useful information…”
“I beginning to be concerned. We live in Murray Hill in an area that doesn’t drain very well at all. The plastic bag idea is a GOOD one. Thanks pal. Hoping and praying. Wish us luck.”
“Ed, thanks for the tips. Hoping it turns and misses the US. We don’t need two catastrophes at one time.”
As of this writing, Hurricane Irma is lashing Florida and Georgia. Although it has been downgraded to a tropical storm, it is still causing millions of dollars worth of damage.
Keep home during the storm and stay safe.
Watch the video below for more tips on how to stay safe during a hurricane. Remember these because they could save your life.