Monsoon season runs from June 15 through September 30. Are your ready? Here is a short check list to prepare for this annual event.
Emergency Contact Info:
Are you planning to be away for the summer?
Have you left emergency contact information with our HOA Manager?
Storm damage to your home can be lessened if we can contact you quickly; so you can begin the process of damage mitigation and repair.
- Check the condition of your roof and gutters. Broken or missing tiles; and clogged drainage ways can cause roof leakages.
- Keep a working flash light or two on hand.
- Keep a battery operated radio for weather updates and emergency information.
- Unlike ‘plain old’ phones that are solely powered by the phoneline, cell towers may or may not work during power outages; be aware that your cell phone may not function. It definitely will not work on a dead battery. Keep a booster battery handy and charged.
You can use to your vehicle’s electrical system to recharge cell phone batteries.
- Trim large overhanging branches. High winds and downdrafts can split or topple a tree.
- “Beans” Clean-up your yard before storm water carries these down the street to your neighbor’s yard.
- Wind-blown yard furniture is a hazard. Anchor it down or stow it away.
Roadways and Washes:
Flooded roads and washes can sweep away vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians. DO NOT attempt a crossing while water is flowing or drive around protective barriers.
Deputies respond to 12 to 24 water rescues every year, don’t be one of them.
Be Safe Out There!