Lessons From The World’s First Indoor Hailstorm
Who would take the time to fashion hailstones from a mix of tap water and seltzer water in a special laboratory, and then fire them at a variety of roofs,…
Winter Storm
Don’t be surprised if, a month or so from now, you wake up to a foot of snow dumped overnight by … Zeus! That’s right; this year, for the first…
Allstate agent Andrea Zorzi collects Sandy supplies
Freehold, New Jersey. Bruce Springsteen’s hometown. And, more recently, the site of great upheaval in the wake of Sandy. The Allstate Blog sat down with Allstate agency owner Andrea Zorzi,…
All You Need to Know About Solar Storms
Six million Canadians mysteriously found themselves without power for more than nine hours on March 13, 1989. The cause? A surprise storm from outer space. That’s right; a powerful geomagnetic…
How to Spot Foundation Damage Caused by Drought
You don’t have to be a weather geek to be well aware of the severe heat waves and drought that have affected much of the country in recent years. The…
Extreme Protection for Extreme Weather
We’ve all been there – wind and rain (and maybe even hail) are pounding the outside of your house while the family is huddled around the radio or a battery…
Busting Storm Safety Myths: The Truth Behind 4 Urban Legends
Batten down the hatches! Our Storm Crew is busting some of the most common storm safety myths and sharing weather safety tips.   Growing up with a father who loved…
The Lasting Impact of Natural Disasters
What can 28,000 rubber duckies teach us about the impact of natural disasters on our world? A lot, actually! In 1992, a shipping crate with more than 28,000 duckies was…