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When the severe storm rolls out... we roll in...

6/18/2018 (Permalink)

Did you know hurricane season has already started?? 

Its June 1st- November 30th to be exact. Are you prepared?? We can help you get prepared with simple knowledge.

Storm Basics:

A thunderstorm is a rain shower during which you hear thunder. Since thunder comes from lightning, all thunderstorms have lightning. 

A thunderstorm is classified as "severe" when it contains one or ore of the following:

  • hail
  • winds in excess of 58 mph
  • structural wind damage
  • tornado

Warning VS Watch

A severe warning thunderstorm warnings means that a severe thunderstorm is occurring or is imminent based on Doppler radar information or a reliable spotter report. A warning is issued by the local National Weather Service Office. 

A sever thunderstorm watch means that the potential exists for the development of thunderstorms which may produce large hail or damaging winds. A watch is issued by the Storm Prediction Center. 

Do you know what to have in your Emergency Supply Kit?

It should include...

  • Water (one gallon per person per day)
  • Food (Non-perishable 3-day supply)
  • Manuel can opener
  • Battery operated radio, preferably a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Clothing
  • Duct mask or bandanas
  • Plastic sheeting, garbage bags, and duct tape
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
  •  Local maps
  • Hygiene items
  • Important documents such as copies of insurance policies, identification, and bank account information
  • Cash
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Matches in waterproof container

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