If you're stuck parking outside during Hurricane Irma, potential high winds and water are some of the biggest concerns for your car's safety.

Insurance experts say if you don't have a garage, a protected parking lot is your best bet.

Can't find a protected parking lot? Here are a few tips that might just give your car the best chance for survival.

- Park on higher ground

- ALWAYS stay away from trees and power lines

- Park close to a building to give your car some protection from the wind

Remember to take plenty of pictures of your car before the storm hits to provide to your insurance company.

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