With what is (or was by now?) hurricane Idalia crossing past my house today, I decided to write a quick summary of what I usually do in cases like this to prepare. This is for a home office or a small business, assuming you have the resources for a typical home.
Source: SANS Internet Storm Center
Storms that cause power outages or flooding have the potential to cause Verizon phone and DSL Internet outages. If your DSL Internet service is affected by the storm, please wait until power has been restored, THEN, if your DSL service is not working, perform these steps: