McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey, who'll emerge victorious? As McGregor's about to beat Floyd Mayweather, Hurricane Harvey's pummeling the Texas coastline. The live video below proves McGregor's no match for the hurricane's fury. Preparing to watch the McGregor fight is easy. But preparing for a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey is a whole different story.
McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey: Staying Safe in the Storm
In this article:
- What to Expect
- How to Prepare for McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey
- Securing Your House
- Where to Go
- Beating Hurricane Harvey
What to Expect
President Trump just said “I have spoken w/ @GovAbbott of Texas and @LouisianaGov Edwards.” He also tweeted before noon, “Closely monitoring #HurricaneHarvey developments & here to assist as needed.”
Hurricane season is no laughing matter. Tropical storms and other weather-related disasters have led to a lot of destruction in the U.S.
Previous hurricanes like Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy affected thousands of people. They also caused billions of dollars in damages. While McGregor prepares to KO Mayweather Jr, you should also prepare for strong winds, heavy rain, floodwaters, and other hazards occurring over the weekend.
How to Prepare for McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey
Since you've probably tuned into predictions and discussions of McGregor's fight, you should also probably tune into your local weather station. Or, check websites like Weather.com for updates on the hurricane and listen ot the National Weather Service. They'll tell you about wind speeds, inches of rain, and other information. Updates will help you determine whether it's safer to remain at home, or evacuate to a safer place. Updates will also help you make better decisions for you, your family, and your properties. Also, familiarize yourself with your town and city's disaster preparedness plan. They might have early warning systems, evacuation routes, and other processes to help you during the storm.
In general, even before a hurricane, you should keep a few things in mind. Get your go-bag and emergency survival kit ready. These kits should contain supplies and necessities to last you during and after the hurricane. They should contain things like water, medicine, batteries, non-perishable food, and other things you can't do without. There are plenty of other resources online to help you make your kit.
Also, you shouldn't be the only one prepared. If you have a family, make sure they're prepared as well. Create an emergency communication plan so you and your family know how to help each other during a disaster.
Securing Your House
McGregor prepares for the fight by knowing Mayweather Jr's weaknesses. So, you should also prepare for the storm by knowing the weaknesses of your environment. Assess your house and lot to see if there are any weak spots vulnerable to the winds and rain. Put all your outside furniture in your house so they don't get destroyed. Unclog any drains and pipes so you won't get much water damage from the rain. Trim any branches and framed or hanging objects so they don't fall during the storm. And, know the locations of your circuit breakers and utility cutoffs, so you can turn off gas, water, or electricity if the need arises. Yes, this could mean shutting off the power during the McGregor fight. But in the battle of McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey, the storm will probably overcome the man.
Where to Go
If the local government, coast guard, or weather station doesn't make any evacuation announcements, stay indoors! Close and shutter all doors and windows, and stay in a small, safe room with your supplies. Keep away from places where the rain or wind might seep in. If it starts to flood, move to an elevated place. That's why you should know the evacuation routes in Houston, Texas, or wherever you are. When you hear an announcement from the National Weather Service, coast guard, or any other important agency, prepare to leave your house and bring only the necessities.
Beating Hurricane Harvey
In the fight between McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey, you should wind up winner in the end. Natural disasters don't give way to a solar eclipse, Super Bowl, boxing match, or any big event. So, knowing what to do before, during, and after a storm or any other disaster will keep you safe and help you win in the end.
Still not sure about who's stronger between McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey? Watch this video below:
McGregor vs. Hurricane Harvey seems like a difficult fight to watch. But with the right preparation and information, you can beat the storm and keep yourself safe.
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Editor's Note: This article was originally published in August 2017. It has been updated for relevance and further information.