Category: Preparation & Readiness

Flood Watch: Staying Dry in High Waters

One of the deadliest weather events in the country is the flash flood. Each year these unbelievably quick developing floods, and flooding in general, claim about one hundred lives. Brought on by sudden heavy rain falls, an otherwise peaceful scene can be turned into a deadly water flow washing down a mountainside. Then there are…

10 Tips for Staying Alert Behind the Wheel

We would all like to think that we are safe drivers, able to quickly make the right decisions, react to hazards and dangers instinctively, and avoid impaired thinking due to drowsiness. But “sleep is a powerful biological drive—one that can overtake even the best driver,” according to the National Sleep Foundation. ” Rolling down the…

Tornado RV safety

If you live in a region that may be in the path of a tornado, you should have a plan to ensure your family’s safety.  Such a plan should involve preparing for the storm’s full force as well as the best location to ride it out.  The preparation can start as early as the NOAA “Tornado Advisory” announcement, but definitely…