Where were you when Irene hit? What about Sandy? These "100 year" storms seem to hit every few years now.
It's bad enough if your home is overwhelmed by such catastrophic events, but what if you own your own business? You may close or doors temporarily... or forever.
It is important to be ready for these events, be it at home or at work. Do you have a "bug out" bag? A first aid kit? Water and non-perishable food? And if you have a sump pump, a backup generator is crucial to minimizing the potential damage.
Because we just don't know when the next one will hit