Hurricane Irene Heading Towards FloridaHurricane Irene became the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season early Monday morning as it moved offshore of Puerto Rico.

Hurricane Irene is now forecast to become stronger over the next 5 days, since its center is expected to track over less land in the Caribbean, tracking toward Florida and the Southeast U.S. Thursday into the weekend.

Irene has already produced widespread tree and power line damage across Puerto Rico.

The hurricane center has increased the threat along Florida and southeast United States coast to HIGH. This threat level will likely change as forecast confidence increases both in the track and intensity. Other areas of the U.S. – perhaps farther north along the East Coast

The storm could hit Florida as early as Thursday, and as always we at Erickson’s would like to let all of our friends and clients know that we will be here for you! Our Emergency line is available 24 hours a day to help you get through any problems that “Emily” may cause.

Hurricane season runs from June  1 and continues until November 30.

As  a courtesy we have created a “Hurricane Checklist” that you can download and print by clicking here to help you  prepare for this year’s Hurricane Season.

Feel free to call us toll  free at 866-277-7744 or email us at if you have any  questions.

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