Preparing For Hurricane Florence

As we track the path of Hurricane Florence, now is a great time to go over emergency plans with your family.  While the storm will have the greatest impact south of Maryland, we encourage all of you to be prepared for potential damaging effects caused by high winds and heavy rains, including widespread flooding and extended power outages. 

  • Stock up on batteries for flashlights
  • Have a three-day supply of food and water for everyone living in your house
  • Fill your gas tank
  • Gather important documents and place them in a plastic bag or container
  • Have cash on-hand for emergencies
  • Fully charge your electronic devices; invest in a battery-operated charger

Visit for more information on building an emergency kit.

You should also take steps to ensure you have easy access to your finances and financial information. SECU’s online and mobile banking platform allows you to perform many financial transactions from the safety of your home.

  • Download our mobile app and familiarize yourself with it
  • Log-in to online and mobile banking to ensure you remember your ID and password.
  • Fully charge your devices; invest in a battery-operated charger.
  • Update your contact information so we can reach you with any important updates.
  • Check for any branch closure information before heading out.


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