Escaping a Hurricane – Could You Afford to Leave? #criticalmath

Escaping a Hurricane – Could You Afford to Leave? #criticalmath

Before Governor Nikki Hailey issued the evacuation order, we were thinking about riding it out. But then my wife, a property manager, heard through channels at her office that the storm was tracking closer to Charleston than originally forecast, so she called me with orders to get cash, stock up on gas and other necessities. I filled up my car, bought 15 gallons of gas for our generator (which we’d bought prior to a previous hurricane), along with a few 24-packs of bottled water, batteries and plenty of non-perishable foods.

Cost: $269

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Source: Hurricane Matthew: My Evacuation Story | Money