Experts break down everything you need to know for hurricane season

Here are the resources available to Central Floridians

By ClickOrlando.com staff

ORLANDO, Fla. - It's that time of year again: Hurricane season is here.

As we do each year, News 6 held a phone bank Friday to host a panel of experts who answered viewers' hurricane preparedness-related questions throughout the day.

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The panel included representatives from Seminole County's Office of Emergency Management, Orlando Health, Florida Home Improvement Associates, Complete Power Resources, Ace Hardware and the Orlando Utilities Commission, in addition to News 6's experienced team of meteorologists.

Experts offered tips during live interviews throughout the day about prepping your home, pets and family for a hurricane, what supplies to gather, how to properly use a generator and everything else you need to know before, during and after a storm hits.

If you missed the interviews while the phone bank was underway, don't worry. We have them all right here in this story so you can have access to the information throughout the storm season.Watch the full interviews below for more information on preparing for storms.
 

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Watch the full interviews below for more information on preparing for storms.

How to prepare your home for hurricane season:

Here's how to get your children ready for hurricanes:

Here's what you need to know before using a generator:

These are the resources available to Central Floridians during a hurricane:

Tips to packing the perfect hurricane supply kit:

How to deal with power outages after a storm:

Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30, but it's never too soon to prepare. Visit ClickOrlando.com/Hurricane to get started.

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