Ahead of the Storm: Printable Hurricane Prep Guide
Getting your home and your family ready for hurricane season isn’t as easy as just boarding up the windows and taking off. Use our printable hurricane prep guide to help…
INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Hurricane Hazards and How to Prepare for Them
Hurricanes are dangerous storms with a series of hazards that can have an impact long after the winds die down. Here’s a look at five hurricane-related hazards and how you…
Back Up Your Docs
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Complete the 20 tasks on…
Houston Hurricanes
Houston’s proximity to the Gulf Coast means that sometimes, tropical weather — including hurricanes — may threaten. Although, luckily, the area has been spared a direct hit by a major hurricane in the past several…
prepare for a hurricane
June 1 marked the official return of the Atlantic hurricane season, when most (Atlantic) hurricanes typically form and emergency officials step up pleas for us to make storm preparations. But…
lightning season
“When lightning roars, go indoors.” That’s the catchy slogan the National Weather Service (NWS) uses to warn us about the dangers of those fascinating flashes of light. And since June…
Tornado Myths Debunked
Tornadoes can strike with little warning and transform a landscape within a matter of minutes. And while their damage can be deadly, so can the confusing myths about tornadoes that…
Everything You Want to Know About: Wildfire Preparedness
Tens of thousands of U.S. wildfires burn each year, consuming millions of acres in their paths – and they don’t care if your house is in the way. In 2009…
Day 20: Don't Forget Your Pets
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Day 19: Map Out Your Route
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…