The great majority of injuries during a hurricane are cuts caused by flying glass or other debris. Other injuries include puncture wounds resulting from exposed nails, metal, or glass, and bone fractures.
Experts say the best way to protect your home from costly hurricane damage is to protect the areas in which wind can enter. A great time to hurricane your proof your home is when you are making other improvements or adding an addition.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the greatest potential for loss of life during a hurricane is from a storm surge. A storm surge consists of water pushed towards a shoreline by the force of winds circulating around the storm.