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Tropical Depression Cindy: Are You Prepared?

 Tropical Depression Cindy made landfall early Thursday morning on the northern Gulf Coast and will continue to impact parts of the United States through Friday. Here are three things you should know to better prepare for possible impacts. 1) Heavy Rainfall Will Be the Primary Threat with Tropical Depression Cindy A widespread swath of more than 5…
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Hurricane Season 2017 Is Here – Above Normal Season Predicted

The 2017 hurricane season has made it's grand entrance this year and forecasters are expecting it to be an above normal season. Hurricane season began on June 1 and runs through the end of November each year. On average, 12 named storms occur each season, with an average of 6 becoming hurricanes and 3 becoming…
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What is a Standby Generator?

Standby generator, backup generator, or backup power generator: No matter what you call it, a standby generator comes on when the grid goes down. Within seconds of a power outage, the standby generator automatically comes on and sends power to appliances and light sockets in the home. Depending on your budget or your needs, a…
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Your Emergency Pantry – A Checklist

How do you plan an emergency pantry? To begin, plan to have on hand those food items that (1) provide nutrition, (2) have a shelf life of at least 6 months, and (3) are things you would normally use or consume daily but don’t give much thought. Here’s a checklist of those items that you…
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