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Preparing for flooding during hurricane season on Coast Live

Posted at 12:50 PM, Jun 24, 2020

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Hurricane season arrived June 1, and forecasters are predicting a busier than normal Atlantic hurricane season. While it’s important to have supplies on hand and an evacuation plan, it’s also wise to protect your home by having flood insurance. Ben McFarlane, a senior regional planner with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, explains the importance of flood insurance and shares some advice for covering your home.
Check out the Flood Risk Calculator at getfloodfluent.org.
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