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Sheltering Indoors in a Thunderstorm

Sheltering Indoors in a Thunderstorm

When you think of natural disasters that can pose a threat to your life, you probably think of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, etc. But regular old thunderstorms can also be quite dangerous. When a dangerous thunderstorm is headed towards your area, it will most likely be announced in your local weather alert system. You’ll want to get yourself indoors, to safety, and follow these basic steps for sheltering indoors. 1. Keep a weather app on your phone While these days, very severe weather warnings will often be broadcasted on all mobile devices in a given area, you still want to  make […]

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What to Buy Before a Storm

What to Buy Before a Storm

These days severe weather hardly hits without some warning, offering us precious time to prepare and stock up in case the weather is bad enough to leave us cut off without water and power for days.  Depending on where you are, this threat is more common than other places, and the considerations for each place will vary slightly, but here is a list of items that it is always good to stock up on if you are expecting the kind of weather that could leave you without power and water.   Water By far the most important supply for sheltering […]

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