8 Telltale Signs a Twister’s a-Coming!

Sure, most people have a good idea what do to when they know a tornado is nearby. The problem is they need a weatherman or a phone to tell them when to do it. As we all know, not every tornado is preceded by a warning. Heck, many of them aren't even confirmed until the following day...   ...after the damage has been done (damage that can include lives lost). That's why … [Read more...]




Are You Evacuation Ready?

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For residents in the heartland and the Southeast, there's no more dangerous time of year than storm season. From Texas to Michigan, this tornado season has proven to be one for the record books. And with the hurricane season expected to produce a heightened level of named storms, it's absolutely critical that you review your emergency evacuation plans... And if you don't … [Read more...]




7 Tornado Survival Tips to Remember

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Millions of Americans live in the region known as "Tornado Alley." But did you you know you don't have to live in the "alley" to come face to face with a tornado? Tornadoes have been documented in all 50 US states including Hawaii, and they often develop outside of the spring and early summer months. To put it simply, whether you live in "Tornado Alley," travel through … [Read more...]




3 Storm Preparedness Items Everyone Should Own

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As I read through the comments to yesterday blog post, "Are You Evacuation Ready?" I noticed a question about which specific items I recommend. Immediately, I went into my supply room to check what was in my bug-out bag, which weather radio I own, which walkie-talkies I have in my safe room, and even which first aid kit I have. To be completely honest, I have little … [Read more...]




Are You Evacuation Ready?

evacroute

For residents in the heartland and the Southeast, there's no more dangerous time of year than storm season. From Texas to Michigan, this tornado season has proven to be one for the record books. And with the hurricane season expected to produce a heightened level of named storms, it's absolutely critical that you review your emergency evacuation plans... And if you don't … [Read more...]