Local Experts Prep Panama City for Hurricane Season

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Hurricane season is underway, which means it's time to get your emergency plans in place.


Saturday is Hurricane Preparedness Day.


The American Red Cross along with first responders and emergency services around Bay County organized an event at the Panama City Mall.


The event is to help supply information and tools to keep your family safe for the upcoming hurricane season.


Vendors and other organizations including News 13's very own Justin Kiefer set up displays showing you the tips and tricks you need to get a head start on hurricane prep.


"No matter how many times we get into a hurricane season, we can't get complacent. So this is always a good day to have a reminder, top of mind awareness heading into the upcoming hurricane season. to get your stuff, your family, your property ready and to be protected incase that one storm comes," said News 13 Chief Meteorologist, Justin Kiefer.


This week is a great week to stock up on supplies. June 1st through the 7th is Florida's Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.

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