Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include heavy rainfall, powerful winds, rip currents, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, tornadoes, and landslides.
In 77% of accidental drownings, the child had been seen 5-minutes or less before being missed. That’s why pool safety advocates at Life Saver Pool Fence urge parents to install layers of protection in a home before they move in. These are designed to block kids from getting to the pool or at least slow them down so parents have more time to get to them before the child gets to a pool.