Last-Minute Hurricane Prep Round-Up: 10 Articles to Help You Get Ready
By Daisy Luther
Hurricanes are not always completely predictable and sometimes we end up being surprised when the storm dramatically changes course or gains power. Due to this, sometimes people aren’t as prepared as they’d like to be when suddenly the weather channel announces the newest named storm is headed straight for them – and it’s a big one.
Below, you’ll find a round-up of all of our hurricane preparedness resources. We hope this helps you to get better prepared at a time when supplies might be scarce.
If you are facing bare shelves at the grocery or hardware stores, this article can help you cobble together some last-minute supplies.
Here’s a very thorough hurricane preparedness guide with a free shopping list. It’s pretty thorough, but not as thorough, of course, as this PDF book.
This is another general overview of last-minute preps, not specific only to hurricanes.
You’ve waited too late. You should have evacuated. But there’s no time or money now. This article will help to decide how to best get prepared when resources and time are limited.
The footage from Hurricane Irma was pretty shocking. If you want to see what it’s really like to ride out a hurricane, this article may serve as a deterrent.
Want more information about what it’s really like to survive a hurricane? Here’s an article from someone who has been there and done that. More than once.
It isn’t only people on the coast who must worry about hurricanes. These strong storms can wreak havoc several hundred miles inland, too.
Hurricane Florence practically demolished parts of Wilmington, North Carolina. There’s a lot we can learn from the stories of survivors.
Disasters are not just single events. The aftermath can be shockingly bad as well. Here are some real-life stories from Hurricane Harvey in the Houston, Texas area that can help you learn what to watch out for once the storm has passed.
Here are some ideas for family-friendly, no-cook meals you can serve if the power goes out due to the hurricane.
If you want to go more in-depth, pick up a copy of my PDF book, The Prepper’s Hurricane Survival Guide. It will be digitally delivered to you immediately and you can print the parts you want.
Daisy Luther is a coffee-swigging, gun-toting blogger who writes about current events, preparedness, frugality, voluntaryism, and the pursuit of liberty on her website, The Organic Prepper, where this article first appeared. She is widely republished across alternative media and she curates all the most important news links on her aggregate site, PreppersDailyNews.com. Daisy is the best-selling author of 4 books and lives in the mountains of Virginia with her two daughters and an ever-growing menagerie. You can find her on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.