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.
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.
I’m a weather bug living in Hurricane Alley, and I recently bought a Midland WR-120 weather radio. Here’s why I think it’s one of the best weather radios.
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.
What’s the Waffle House Index? Why do we rush to buy milk & eggs before a storm? How do restaurants fare during bad weather? How is Wawa helping first responders?
The most dangerous weather events are lightning, tornadoes, winter storms, extreme heat & floods. These 31 deadly weather facts prove it! Protect yourself.
What color are tornadoes? What makes the tornado noise that sounds like a freight train? Does it really rain frogs during tornadoes? Plus 17 other tornado facts to answer all your tornado questions.
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!
When is tornado season? What causes tornadoes? Are overpasses safe if you’re in your car during a tornado? Find answers to these tornado questions and more.
The Weather Channel has begun naming winter storms, which has caused a stir in the weather community. Why has the Weather Channel decided to name winter storms, and why does one weather watcher think they should ice the idea? Find out a flurry of details here.
Hypercanes are the most severe hurricanes that could ever form. Just how high could the winds of such a mega hurricane be? The answer might blow your socks off!
Heat waves are prolonged periods of excessive hot weather. A heat wave can bring record-breaking temperatures and heat-related injuries to scores of people.
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.
Bored? Not a great day to be outdoors? You can stay entertained indoors with these challenging and fun weather quiz tests.
Wonder about the likelihood of your home encountering flood waters should a flood occur at some point in the future? Use these 2 online tools to determine if your home is in a flood zone or not. It’s quick, easy… and FREE!
Winter is a fun time of year for making snowpeople, snowballs, snow angels, and enjoying hot cocoa by a warm fireplace. But shoveling snow, being outdoors in the cold, and surviving freezing temperatures poses a whole set of special health risks. Heed these winter health tips and help save your life.
One of the most important things you can have in your home is a survival kit that will help keep you and your loved ones safe when severe weather strikes. Here’s what to include in your home survival kit.
Remember, those who are least affected by bad weather are those who plan ahead and are prepared for it. After all, you know it’s coming. Maybe not today, but it will come! Here’s how to be prepared in the event of you lose electricity at your home after a bad storm.
70% of the deaths that take place during a blizzard, happen to people who are traveling during a winter storm. Here’s what to do if your get stuck in your car during a blizzard.
Even if blizzards are infrequent where you live, you should always be prepared for a bad winter storm — just in case. Here are 10 things everyone who lives in a wintery state should do… now!
Hurricanes can be devastating and can leave behind all sorts of destruction …on people, as well as property. If a hurricane has passed through your area what should you do first? Here are some things you need to be aware of after a hurricane has done its damage in your town.
How do you feel about gambling on the weather? Now you can buy weather insurance to protect you from delays and cancellations due to bad weather! Think: rain insurance, snow insurance, temperature insurance, wind insurance, severe adverse weather and event cancellation, as well as travel insurance and trip insurance.
Soon, the FCC will begin broadcasting emergency alerts via text messages on cellphones nationwide. Think: hurricane warnings, Amber alerts, terrorist attacks, earthquakes, tornadoes, and more. This is a good thing. Here’s why…