Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to impact South Florida. The time to prepare is now.

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Dear Avante clients and friends, With Tropical Storm Erika forecast to impact South Florida, the time to prepare is now.

To assist you with your preparations, I am sharing with you the Hurricane Guides prepared by Miami-Dade County and Broward County on what to do before, during and after a hurricane or tropical storm. Here are the links to these excellent guides :

  1. Miami-Dade County
  2. Broward County 
  3. Palm Beach County

While there is the potential for Tropical Storm Erika to dissipate over the mountains of the Dominican Republic, Florida is forecast to be directly in its path. Therefore we urge all our clients to take this storm seriously and be prepared.

We’ve also included a list of of personal and commercial lines companies and their claims phone numbers.

This is the most active period in the Hurricane Season. While the season has been forecast to be less active than in previous years, we must always remain ready. As your independent insurance agent, our primary concern is your well-being. We have been most fortunate that Florida has not been struck by a hurricane for 10 years, but we should never become complacent.

As your insurance agent, I encourage you to please monitor the storm closely and take all necessary precautions – including having a contact plan and recommended supplies. We are here for you whenever the need arrives.