KUA Releases 2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 31, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today released its 2017 Osceola Hurricane Handbook, a free comprehensive preparedness guide offered annually to Osceola County residents.

A partnership between KUA, Osceola County, the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, UF IFAS Extension in Osceola County and Positively Osceola, the 40-page handbook features an illustrated monster named Stormy who tests the storm readiness of area residents. The guide includes information on emergency shelters, evacuation routes, generator safety and power outage restoration as well as helpful telephone numbers, a disaster supplies checklist and a tropical cyclone tracking chart.

The handbook can be downloaded from KUA’s website at www.kua.com/hurricane.

Printed copies of the handbook will be available beginning mid-June in the lobby of KUA’s customer service center, located at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee.

To receive a copy of the printed handbook by mail, residents should contact KUA at (407) 933-9838 or by e-mail at hurricane@kua.com.

Founded in 1901, KUA (https://kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 70,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.