As Tropical Depression Nine forms in the tropics, preparations should be underway for those in South Florida.
A storm is predicted to hit Florida next week and experts gave tips on what you might need for the rough winds set to come.
Here is a list of items The National Hurricane Center suggests people should stock up on for the storm:
IceWater (one gallon per person, per day)BreadNon-perishable foods filled with protein.
As far as house preparations, securing those windows with marine-grade or pressure-treated plywood is best.
If a house has shutters, make sure to test them and grease them
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