Category Archives: Storm Preparedness

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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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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Get Your Generator Before Winter Storms Hit

Winter weather is quickly approaching; one day it’s mild temperatures and sunny and the next it’s ice covered roads and power outages. Don’t get caught in the cold this winter, get your power generator before storms hit. Surviving a blizzard or winter storm without power requires a lot prep work. Making sure you have enough…
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