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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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Surviving a Thunderstorm Without Shelter

Surviving a Thunderstorm Without Shelter

If you are outside when a thunderstorm comes, the safest thing you can do is to get inside a house or a car.  But these options will not always be available to you.  Whether you are hiking, camping, or already struggling for survival while stranded in the wilderness, you will be without any meaningful safe shelter.  The following are some tips on minimizing your risk if you find yourself stuck out in a thunderstorm with no safe shelter available to you.   In a Field If you are in a field during a thunderstorm, look for a low area, but […]

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