For the first time ever, I decided to stay in a hurricane shelter. Here’s why I did and what I’ve learned about staying at an emergency shelter during a storm. Plus expert tips to help you decide whether you should stay put at home or evacuate in a hurricane.
Severe Weather Tips
Whether you're heading to the beach, skiing in the mountains, or simply sending your kids off to school, you'll really appreciate these weather event tips. From snow shoveling etiquette (yes, there is such a thing) to what to do in a natural disaster like a flood or hurricane evacuation, our weather experts can help. Learn what you need to have on hand and other helpful tips for surviving severe weather.
Do you pay attention to the hurricane forecast each year? There are 5 important new storm forecast changes for hurricane season. See what the changes are, why they were made, and how they affect you.
Here’s a summary of some of the best survival gear and survival kits for those who enjoy the great outdoors. You’ll find the Top 10 Survival Kits for home, work, and travel… as well as the 8 Best Survival Tools that could save your life.
One of my friends describes her scary experience of being struck by lightning during pregnancy. And I have some lightning safety tips if you’re caught outside.
A storm surge is the bulge of water that rises under a hurricane or tropical storm when it makes landfall. Flooding causes the most damage. How to stay safe.
Here are the laws and states where it’s illegal to drive with snow & ice on your car. Videos show the dangers + why you need a snow broom / windshield cover
Before you grab a snow shovel, here’s some snow shoveling etiquette you should know! Do’s and don’ts when it comes to shoveling snow at your home.
Road ice is dangerous not just during the winter but all year long! Here’s how to drive on ice in 5 scenarios: snow, sleet, black ice, hail, and manmade ice.
The most dangerous weather events are lightning, tornadoes, winter storms, extreme heat & floods. These 31 deadly weather facts prove it! Protect yourself.
Is a sandstorm the same as a dust storm? How & where do sandstorms occur? What does all the sand that gets blown away during a sand storm go? Answers here!
Want to see how close lightning is? Use a lightning map! Here are some FREE lightning strike maps, apps, and guides to help you keep an eye on the lightning.
These lightning safety tips could save your life! Here’s how to protect yourself from lightning strikes – especially if you’re stuck outside during a storm.
Why is there so much media buzz about the polar vortex? How is a polar vortex related to blizzards, nor’easters, and winter weather? What you need to know.
Winter driving is dangerous. Reduce the risk to you and your loved ones by taking precautions now. These essential winter driving tips could save your life!
If you have a mostly sedentary lifestyle, then snow shoveling can be deadly! See how shoveling snow can be so dangerous, plus tips to prevent a heart attack
What do you do if lightning hits your car while you’re inside of it? Here’s what you shouldn’t touch, what can happen to your car & how to tell when a lightning storm is approaching.
While the amount of snowmelt you experience will differ from year to year, melting snow nevertheless always poses hazards to you and your home. Here are 4 ways to get your roof gutters ready for snow melt.
Hurricane shutters and hurricane windows provide two key ways to save your home from damage to hurricane-force winds.
Making a hurricane safe home is perhaps the best way to keep you and your family safe when the weather gets rough.
Have you seen the famous tornado video of a TV film crew taking shelter under an overpass during a tornado? These videos show why an overpass is NOT a good tornado shelter when you’re driving in your car. Overpasses are death traps during tornadoes.
Getting struck by lightning is no joke. Here’s how to avoid getting struck by lighting when you’re outside, as well as extra tips for protecting yourself when you’re indoors during a lightning storm.
Use these 5 tips to help avoid letting a summer storm ruin your vacation.
Hail storms can unleash large, heavy balls of ice that can damage cars and buildings and injure animals and people.
A squall line can produce heavy rain, hail, lightning, strong wind, and tornadoes.
Finding the right kind of tornado shelter is the only way to stay safe when a tornado threatens. Here are the safest place to be whether you’re at home, in school, out shopping, at work in a high-rise building, in a mobile home, or out driving in your car.