Tampa Bay Area Forecast

The next 3 days

Hurricane season June 1 through Nov. 30

Hurricane Categories

Category Wind Impact
1 74-95 Minor
2 96-110 Moderate
3 111-130 Major
4 131-155 Severe
5 >155mph Catastrophic
Hurricane Safety Tips

Huricane Preparedness

Disaster Supply Kit

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  • Drinking water, 2 weeks supply - 1 gal/per person per/day
  • Prescription drugs - 2 weeks supply
  • Battery-operated television or radio - 7 sets of batteries
  • Battery-operated clock Flash lights and batteries for each member of the family
  • Manual can opener 2 weeks suppies of non-perishable food and special dietary foods: canned meats (spam, chicken, ham), fish (tuna, sardines); canned soups, dried fruits, cereal, crackers, cookies, coffee and iced tea, peanut butter and jelly, pudding, powdered or evaporated milk, and canned spaghetti, soup, stew and chili. Pet food.
  • First aid book and kit including bandages, antiseptic, tape, compress, non-aspirin pain reliever, anti diarrhea medicine
  • Waterproof matches
  • Toilet paper, paper towels and pre-moistened towelettes.
  • Baby necessities (medicine, sterile water, diapers, ready formula, bottles)
  • Cash (automatic teller machines may not work after the storm)
  • Sunscreen, mosquito repellents and citronella candles
  • Bleach or water purification tablets tampa bay weather conditions
  • Soap and detergent
  • Rain gear
  • Charcoal and lighter fluid
  • Disposable plates, glasses and utensils
  • 2 coolers or ice chest and ice (one for food and the other to get ice)
  • Valuable papers in a waterproof bag or container

If you Evacuate

  • Pillows, blankets, sleeping bags or air mattresses
  • Extra clothing, shoes, eye glasses etc
  • Folding chairs, lawn chair or cots Personal hygiene items (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc)
  • Quiet games, books, playing cards and favorite children toys
  • Valuable papers in a waterproof bag or container
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