Hurricane season officially begins Sunday, June 1 and, more importantly, the hurricane supply sales tax holiday starts this Saturday. Included in the tax break are standard hurricane supplies like flashlights, batteries, coolers and generators. (For a complete list of tax-exempt items, including the rules and regulations of the week-long sales tax holiday, click here.) If you don't have that standard hurricane shit by now (and more coolers than you think you need), you shouldn't be allowed to call yourself a Floridian. Unless you just moved here, in which case, you're forgiven.
Having been through a few of these storms ourselves, we put together five real-world tips to help you survive the mother of all Florida weather events: the hurricane.
And here's one final bonus tip: fill up your bathtubs and sinks with water. It will come in handy for drinkin', flushin' and cleanin' both yourself and your drink-making materials.
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