Tag: hurricane

Hurricane Irma Spaghetti Track Models (and more)

(click image for latest positional update)   Hurricane Irma Strongest Ever in Atlantic? The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Irma was a “potentially catastrophic” storm. The maximum sustained winds are now 185 mph as of this post. Irma could potentially explode into the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. Currently …

A Hurricane Preparedness List

A hurricane preparedness checklist will provide reassurance that you will have thought of all the essentials (provided that they are on the list) and will greatly reduce the likelihood that you will forget something during the stressful time immediately before a potential hurricane disaster. Note: No list is a perfect …

Preparing For A Hurricane

How To Prepare For A Hurricane Beyond Just Flashlights And Batteries   How often have you heard this ‘typical’ recommendation (from ‘.gov’)? For emergency preparedness keep a disaster supply kit containing 72 hours of food & water, a flashlight with extra batteries, a battery powered radio, and a First Aid …

Generator Safety

With the prediction or onset of powerful storms, people rush out to buy generators. For many people, it is the first time they have ever used a generator. Spend a few minutes BEFORE the storm, making sure your back-up power generator is ready to go. Check the oil and gas …

Hurricane ‘To-Do’ List

Guest Post: by ‘GrnMtnBoy’ When considering hurricanes, I like to break down my storm preparations into these time-line lists: the Start of the Hurricane Season, Hurricane Watch, Hurricane Warning, During the Hurricane and The Aftermath:   Start of the Hurricane Season Have the ability to store and purify water: boil, …

Major East Coast Storm: Hurricane Sandy

A Hurricane, a Perfect Storm, Extra-Tropical Storm, a “Super Nor’easter”… these are some of the very real scenarios for the storm named ‘Sandy‘, a major storm that could charge up the East Coast of the United States just in time for Halloween according to some of the medium range super-computer …