Week of May 28 - Monday’s collection for garbage and yard waste will be on Tuesday and Tuesday’s collection will be on Wednesday. There will be no other changes for the week.
The City of Titusville, Florida / Emergency Management / Natural Disasters / HurricanesHurricanes
- Know if you live in an evacuation area. Know your home’s vulnerability to storm surge, flooding and wind. Have a written family plan based on this knowledge.
- At the beginning of hurricane season, check your supplies, replace batteries and use food stocks on a rotating basis.
- During the hurricane season, monitor the tropics.
- Monitor NOAA Weather Radio and local television broadcasts.
- If a storm threatens, heed the advice from local authorities. Evacuate if ordered.
- Execute your family plan.
- Tropical Storm
Winds 39-73 mph
- Category 1 Hurricane
Winds 74-95 mph
No real damage to buildings. Damage to unanchored mobile homes. Some damage to poorly constructed signs.
- Category 2 Hurricane
Winds 96-110 mph
Some damage to building roofs, doors and windows. Considerable damage to mobile homes. Some trees blown down.
- Category 3 Hurricane
Winds 111-130 mph
Some structural damage to small residences and utility buildings. Large trees blown down. Mobile homes and poorly built signs destroyed.
- Category 4 Hurricane
Winds 131-155 mph
Wall failures in homes and complete roof structure failure on small homes. Total destruction of mobile homes. Trees, shrubs, and signs all blown down.
- Category 5 Hurricane
Winds 156 mph and Up
Complete roof failure on homes and industrial buildings. Some complete building failures. Severe and extensive window and door damage.
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