Monsoon awareness San Tan Valley
Monsoon season officially starts June 15th and ends September 30th. Here’s a few things to keep in mind for this monsoon season.
For the safety of you and your family it is important to create a communication and evacuation plan. Check your property for loose debris, overhanging trees, and other potential hazards that could cause damage to your San Tan Valley house or property.
When thunder roars go inside or take shelter. During a storms lightning can strike up to 10 miles away. Monsoon winds create dust storms or Haboobs that can significantly affect the air quality.
Do not cross roads of flowing water, it only takes 18 inches of water to carry away a vehicle. If you get caught driving in a dust storm, your visibility can be significantly compromised. Pull off the road, put your vehicle in park and turn your lights off until the dust storm passes
Severe storms can cause power outages and other service interruptions.
You can mitigate these issues by purchasing candles, flashlights, and portable solar chargers for cell phones and laptops.
Prepare a Care Kit
Make sure you have water, food and other supplies to last at least 72 hours. After a disaster officials will be on scene to assist people, but they cannot reach everyone immediately.
Avoid Severe Weather
Stay up to date on current weather conditions.
Know the difference between a weather watch, warning, flood advisory and flash flood warning.
Flooding, water damage, damaged roofs, and mold can all derive from the extreme weather that monsoon season brings. Here at Good Times Restoration we are on standby 24/7 ready to assist you and your family in case of an emergency. No matter the time call us and we will be en route to your San Tan Valley property within 60 minutes.
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