Summer Pool Weather Forecast: Swimming Pool Water Illnesses


A lot of people want to know what the pool weather forecast is shaping up like. Well, if we're talking about meteorological conditions, we can tell you the summer weather will be hot with a chance of autumn toward the end of the outlook. So, wear your sunblock! If, however, you want to know what the pool weather looks like – that is, the conditions of the pool water – things may not be quite so sunny. While the pool water may look nice and clear, it's what you can't see that should be … [Read more...]

5 Tips That’ll Help You Prevent A Summer Storm From Ruining Your Vacation

Don't let a summer storm ruin your vacation!Heating in the summer time often means thunderstorms pop up in the afternoon hours.While the rain is often welcome relief from hot temperatures, it can dampen your day while you are on vacation, camping, or spending a day at a theme park.5 Tips For Avoiding Getting Caught In A Summer Storm: Theme park rides, golf courses, and resort swimming pools normally close down when lightning is within 5 to 10 miles -- enjoy these recreation hotspots … [Read more...]

Warm Enough Yet? Tips On What’s Good Swimming Weather


When the weather starts getting warmer and the sun gets higher in the sky, one of the big questions many of us have is 'what's good swimming weather?' It's tempting to want to hop into a pool and take a few laps or sun on a floating chair -- especially after winter has kept us indoors for months. There are, however, ideal temperatures for swimming.Of course, having access to an indoor or heated pool makes all the difference in the world.No matter the weather, an indoor pool is always a great … [Read more...]

Lightning Strikes: How To Stay Safe During An Electrical Storm


Electrical storms happen everywhere in the United States, so there is really no escaping them. In fact, believe it or not, lightning kills 55% more Americans than tornadoes -- which come in at a 41% death rate for Americans. That's relatively high, so it behooves everyone to take electrical storms very seriously. If you're wondering how close an electrical storm is to you right now, check out this lightning strike map. Here are some tips for staying safe during an electrical storm, … [Read more...]

“Mr. 80 SPF Sunblock Wearer” & Little-Known Facts About Sunscreen


Inspired by the Bud Light Real Men of Genius commercial, "Mr. SPF 80 Wearer", following is a collection of little-known facts about SPF, plus some humorous links for over-the-top sunblock wearers.   First, The Lyrics... Today we salute you Mr. 80 SPF Sunblock Wearer (mr. 80 SPF sunblock wearer) There are 24 hours in a day You're wearing 80 hour protection If the sun fails to go down... You'll be ready. (don't forget the moonlight) Your coconut-scented force field … [Read more...]