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Preparing Central Florida for Hurricane Season with Spectrum News

July 1, 2021

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Charter is committed to supporting the communities where our customers and employees live and work, especially in times of need and crisis. For states that often are in the pathways of hurricanes, this means keeping our customers informed, safe, and connected during these dangerous storms.

Every year Florida coastlines and inland communities alike are vulnerable to dangerous hurricanes and tropical storms from August through October. Our Spectrum News weather teams provide storm preparedness checklists and useful guidance to help viewers prepare and stay safe. By using state-of-the-art technology, our expert meteorologists provide precise, hyperlocal, and up-to-date forecasts as storms develop and are equipped with the tools necessary to inform communities of severe weather events. 

In Central Florida, Spectrum News 13 Chief Meteorologist Bryan Karrick offers viewers helpful tips in preparation for this year’s hurricane season, which include:

  • Completing a written checklist
  • Assembling disaster supplies
  • Getting an insurance checkup
  • Developing an evacuation plan 



Download a printable checklist here.

Our work serving communities begins long before these dangerous storms build up steam – Spectrum News provides 24/7 news, sports, and weather coverage on over 30 news channels in 9 states and on the Spectrum News App. Charter is committed to supporting the communities we serve when they need it most, including by helping prepare ahead of the storm, safely restoring service as quickly as possible, and rebuilding afterwards.

See more on how Spectrum News is keeping us connected when it matters most.