As you know, hurricane season starts on June 1 and runs through November 30, 2020 .
Forecasters are predicting an “above-average” probability of major hurricanes making landfall along the continental United States this season.
The Village of Estero’s website has a webpage which includes a list of important contacts, a list of emergency shelters and how to sign up for AlertLee emergency alerts from Lee County at https://estero-fl.gov/hurricane-season-june-1-november-30/.
Floridians have seven days to build a hurricane-season stockpile — including batteries, flashlights, radios and portable generators — free of sales taxes. This tax holiday starts May 29 and ends on Thursday, June 4.
Estero Fire Rescue will come to your community to review the importance of hurricane planning if you wish. You may contact them at 239-390-8000.
In addition, there is everything you need to know about flood protection on the Village website at https://estero-fl.gov/floodplain-link-and-resources/
During the two major storm events in 2017, subscribers to the Village website were updated daily with articles relating to flooding issues, evacuation, hurricane curfews, health risks of generator usage, and debris clean-up. You may sign up here to get updates: https://estero-fl.gov/