Every summer, an increasing number of people face the potential threat of hurricanes. According to the US Census Bureau, nearly 60 million people live in the 185 counties lining the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States. Add in the population living away from the coast, but still in the path of dangerous storms, and that number swells much higher.
During violent storms, high winds, heavy rain and floodwaters can combine to damage property and endanger personal safety. Insurance will cover hurricane damage, but most classic car owners will want to do whatever they can to avoid damage to their prized machines. Here are a few tips from Hagerty on how to minimize damage during a storm, and if damage is sustained, how to mitigate lasting impacts in the hours and days following heavy weather.