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You can't predict the weather, but you can prepare for it. Financially protect yourself against #flooding. FloodSmart.gov
Standard homeowners insurance does not cover #floods. Learn more about getting financially protected with flood insurance at FloodSmart.gov.
There is typically a 30-day wait before a #flood insurance policy takes effect. Learn more: FloodSmart.gov
Flooding from #hurricanes can occur hundreds of miles from the coast. Learn about inland #flooding at FloodSmart.gov/hurricane.
#Flood insurance is more affordable than you might think. The average policy costs about $650/year. Learn your options at FloodSmart.gov.
Have you experienced #flooding? Don't be caught off guard. Purchase flood insurance and learn more at FloodSmart.gov/hurricane.
Peak Hurricane Season
We're now in the most active part of #hurricane season. Are you financially protected with #flood insurance? FloodSmart.gov/hurricane
Most #hurricanes and tropical storms occur between August and October. Financially protect yourself from #flooding. FloodSmart.gov
Some of the most damaging storms occur during late summer/early fall. Financially protect yourself with #flood insurance. FloodSmart.gov
How are you preparing for peak #hurricane season? Purchasing #flood insurance is one way. Learn more at FloodSmart.gov/hurricane.
Hurricanes and tropical storms can pack a powerful punch, with soaking rain, inland flooding, and tidal surge. Prepare by purchasing flood insurance. Learn more at FloodSmart.gov/hurricane.
When you think of hurricanes, do you think about strong winds? What about storm surge, heavy rains, and inland flooding? Don't be caught off guard. Take action to financially protect yourself, your family, and your belongings. FloodSmart.gov/hurricane
Do you live in a coastal area or inland? Have you experienced flooding? Don't be caught off guard. Take action to financially protect your home or business. FloodSmart.gov/hurricane
It's not just coastal communities that should prepare for hurricane flooding. In 2011, Tropical Storm Lee made landfall on the Gulf Coast and continued inland through the Ohio Valley and Northeast, totaling more than $442 million in paid losses. Learn how to financially protect yourself from inland flooding at FloodSmart.gov/testimonials.
Residents not living along the coast also need to prepare since hurricanes and tropical storms can travel inland and continue to bring powerful and heavy rains. In 2011, Hurricane Irene made three landfalls along the Atlantic Coast and caused significant inland flooding. Damage from Irene totaled more than $1.3 billion in paid losses. Learn how to financially protect yourself from inland flooding at FloodSmart.gov/testimonials.
Anywhere it can rain, it can flood; and anywhere it can flood, homes and properties are at risk for flood damage. One in five flood insurance claims comes from moderate- to low-risk areas. Learn your flood risk at FloodSmart.gov/hurricane.
Even if tropical storms and hurricanes are rare events where you live, it's a good idea to learn about seasonal flood risks and flood insurance options. Learn more at floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/flooding_flood_risks/what_causes_flooding.jsp.
Flood insurance is more affordable than you might think. The average flood insurance policy costs about $650 a year. For homes in moderate- to low-risk areas, Preferred Risk Policies start as low as $129 a year for both building and contents coverage. Learn about your flood insurance options at FloodSmart.gov.
Peak Hurricane Season
Some of the most powerful and damaging storms occur during late summer and early fall. Know your risks, prepare yourself for flooding, and learn how to financially protect your home or business with flood insurance. FloodSmart.gov/hurricane
According to NOAA (www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/NWS-TPC-5.pdf), the majority of hurricanes and tropical storms since 1851 happened between August and October. Prepare now for hurricane season flooding. Build an emergency kit, plan for evacuation, and financially protect yourself with flood insurance. FloodSmart.gov/hurricane
How are you preparing for peak hurricane season? Start by building an emergency kit, planning for evacuation, and financially protecting yourself with flood insurance. Learn more at FloodSmart.gov/hurricane.
Preparing for peak hurricane season includes getting flood insurance. The average flood insurance policy costs about $650 a year. For homes in moderate- to low- risk areas, Preferred Risk Policies can start as low as $129 a year for both building and contents coverage. FloodSmart.gov
We are always looking to hear from individuals, communities, and organizations. Tell us what you are doing to prepare your community for flooding so that we can share your story with others.