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  1. Severe Spring Weather Safety
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Severe Spring Weather Safety

    BE PREPARED FOR SPRING & SUMMER NATURAL CATASTROPHES Spring and Summer are certainly two joyous seasons. From the perfume of fresh flowers blooming & the symphony of birds chirping, to the scent of sunblock & sand between your toes... Although, most do not consider that natural catastrophes such as severe weather, floods, extreme heat, and wildfires are very likely during...
  2. Spring Can Bring Severe Weather
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Spring Can Bring Severe Weather

    Severe weather can strike at any time. Are you prepared? April showers bring May flowers, but you should be prepared for possible severe spring weather, too. This can include tornadoes, lightning, and floods. Prepare your family for spring weather hazards while at home or traveling with information from the National Weather Service. Learn how to prepare and respond to the...
  3. Very Very Frightening - Heat & Lightning
    Categories: General Safety Topics

    Very Very Frightening - Heat & Lightning

    Summer is upon on - heat waves, thunder and lightning, and other Summer Safety issues are at hand... read up and be prepared for the beauty, majesty, and danger of electrical storms... Lightning Kills The Importance of Lightning Safety Lightning Safety Tips Lightning Safety: When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! Myth Busting Lightning!  Nine Dangers at the Beach – Rip Currents...
  4. Welcome to Meteorological Summer ??
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Welcome to Meteorological Summer ??

    While calendar Summer won't begin until the 20th, "real" Summer is here. We shared a lot of heat safety ideas during Extreme Heat Week, but there is more to summer than just warmth. Summer means vacation, outdoor activities, and fun in the sun! It’s a time when families hit the road to visit national parks or distant relatives. The warm months and...
  5. Spring Weather
    Categories: Health Tips

    Spring Weather

    Remember that Spring is about change. It can also mean surprises - be sure you are ready... Spring hazards include: Severe Weather Tornadoes (Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding – Disasters Abound – Be Ready.) Floods (Spring Flooding / Flood Risk can be highest now as we approach Summer) Lightning (Lightning Kills  / When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!) Tsunamis Rip Currents/Beach Hazards Heat Even Snow! Read Spring Weather...
  6. Spring Means Severe Thunderstorms
    Categories: General Safety Topics

    Spring Means Severe Thunderstorms

    When You Are Caught Outside in a Storm... Don't be fooled by rumors and misinformation - There is NO safe place outside when it is lightning but these actions may slightly reduce your risk of being struck. • Avoid open fields, the top of a hill or a ridge top. • Stay away from tall, isolated trees or other tall objects. • Stay away...
  7. Spring Safety and Weather Concerns
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Spring Safety and Weather Concerns

    Meteorological Spring is already upon us, and we remind our readers that Spring, while beautiful, is also a time of wild weather and related risks. We humans have been around long enough to know how to prepare and thrive, but as society advances, so do darwinistic tendencies... don't be "that guy" - don't rush to watch the tsunami, don't stand...
  8. Categories: Outdoor Safety

    Lightning Kills

    Lightning is a serious Summer threat... more so than even official knew. Last year for the first time there were lightning deaths and injuries on the beaches in California... this was so shocking (excuse the pun) that official had no protocol to deal with the situation. ? Lightning strikes the United States about 25 million times a year. Although most lightning...
  9. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Are you Tsunami Ready? #TsunamiPrep #WRW

    Official tsunami warnings are broadcast through local radio and tv, wireless emergency alerts, NOAA Weather Radio and NOAA websites. They may also come through outdoor sirens, local officials, text message alerts and telephone notifications. Also read: Tsunami Evacuation App Earthquakes + What Causes a Tsunami? Prepare for Tsunamis Nine Dangers at the Beach – Rip Currents | Shorebreak | Lightning...
  10. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    It Started Like Any Other Day: National Preparedness, Are YOU Ready?

    Readiness - It's a state of preparedness AND a state of mind. But one cannot be mentally prepared if not physically prepared, trained, and equipped for sudden exigencies. “I didn’t think it was gonna be as bad as it was, to be honest. I didn’t think that if we lost power, it would be as long as we actually lost...

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