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Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips?
      Tue Sep 05 2017 02:18 PM

Charge every cell phone and battery that you have up until the storm arrives. Then with the power out, turn them off most of the time. You might pre-arrange a time for concerned relatives to call you when they know you will have it on. Maybe every hour on the hour. If the towers are down at first, there will be no need to use your cell phone. One thing we discovered during Charlie was that my mom's cheap prepaid Tracfone was able to get a signal when neighbors who used the big carriers couldn't. Something about Tracfone being able to use multiple towers from multiple carriers. It was an unexpected bonus of a cheap phone/plan. Also, get any loose lawn debris out for collection if they will come by before the storm and bring in anything that you usually leave outside and that could get blown around.

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* Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero Tue Sep 05 2017 02:18 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? cieldumortModerator   Wed Sep 06 2017 08:31 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Owlguin   Wed Sep 06 2017 12:32 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? DMFischer   Wed Sep 06 2017 12:17 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? TPuppy   Tue Sep 05 2017 01:09 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Stork   Tue Sep 05 2017 09:42 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Fay   Tue Sep 05 2017 01:40 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Tue Sep 05 2017 02:18 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? JMII   Tue Sep 05 2017 03:55 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lautermilch   Tue Sep 05 2017 04:32 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? eulogia   Tue Sep 05 2017 03:26 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Tue Sep 05 2017 05:00 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Tue Sep 05 2017 10:14 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Wed Sep 06 2017 09:27 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? TPuppy   Thu Sep 07 2017 12:29 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Thu Sep 07 2017 12:32 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Thu Sep 07 2017 03:05 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? kapSt.Cloud   Fri Sep 08 2017 04:13 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Sat Sep 09 2017 09:38 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero   Sat Sep 09 2017 10:19 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Thu Sep 07 2017 03:08 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Thu Sep 07 2017 10:38 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero   Thu Sep 07 2017 09:14 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? LadyStorm   Wed Sep 06 2017 09:57 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? MikeCAdministrator   Tue Sep 05 2017 10:30 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Wed Sep 06 2017 03:08 AM
. * * Forgive me if this has been asked several times Ed G   Wed Sep 06 2017 08:15 AM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times Lamar-Plant City   Wed Sep 06 2017 09:13 AM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times justmeinflorida   Wed Sep 06 2017 03:14 PM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times Daniel Jones   Wed Sep 06 2017 05:37 PM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times kapSt.Cloud   Wed Sep 06 2017 06:09 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? gvl, fl   Wed Sep 06 2017 12:09 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Mon Sep 04 2017 08:02 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero   Mon Sep 04 2017 09:12 PM

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