As Hurricane Irene continues its west northwest track, predicted threats to southwest Florida have diminshed. It has always been rumored the Calusa knew instinctively our area was somehow protected by its location from these storms. However, history shows many storms have made their way to our shores.
We may have been spared from Hurricane Irene, but we are still in hurricane season. Complete your hurricane plans and emergency kits if you haven’t done so. Being prepared will lessen the impact of any potential storm to you or your property.