We have seen it happen again. Another catastrophic hurricane has struck the United States, and another one is looming. The importance of being prepared in advance to protect you and your family cannot be overstated. There are a lot of things that everyone can do to prepare for the impact of these major life changing events. Make a plan. Update emergency contact information. Make copies of important documents. Make an emergency survival kit. Safely secure valuables and keepsakes from damage. Be ready to evacuate well before you actually need to move to safety. Include your pets needs in your planning. The list of things you can do is almost endless. The more you can do for yourself ahead of time, the easier things will be for your family. Go to Ready.gov for more information. Be prepared. Stay Safe. Take Action. Make a Plan today.