The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season kicks-off June 1 and lasts through November 30. The National Hurricane Center has designated 21 storm names for the six-month season. The season is off to an early start with Tropical Storm Ana named on May 22, however, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, experts do not anticipate an historic level of activity seen in 2020.
Nonetheless, it’s never too early to prepare for a natural disaster. Hurricanes cause storm surge, high winds, flooding and rip currents that pose great dangers, even death. Florida Farm Bureau encourages Floridians to take all the necessary precautions when it comes to preparing for a hurricane. Know your risk, make a plan. Hurricane preparedness tips and resources can be found by visiting Ready.Gov/Hurricanes.