Disaster Preparedness Apartments
Don’t wait for a natural disaster or other emergency before you think about what you’d do in an emergency. September is National Preparedness Month, and it gives you the perfect…
Emergency Kit Helps Prepare for Denver Wildfires
While monsoon weather has helped lower the wildfire threat in Colorado, CBS Denver reports that personnel normally stationed here are currently helping fight fires raging in other states. Wildfire season runs…
Build a Kit, Create a Plan to Prepare for Hurricanes
Though natural disasters can strike anytime, hurricane season can serve as an important reminder to get your disaster preparations in gear. After all, 2008’s Hurricane Ike and its flooding, power and water outages…
Chicago Power Outage
It’s happened to all of us. You’re sitting in your cozy living room with your family, watching a movie, playing a game or reading a book and, poof, out goes…
Colorado Wildfire
Wildfire season in Colorado continues to be affected by drought conditions across the state, with the National Interagency Fire Center listing two wildfires currently burning as of July 22. According…
Choosing the Right Generator to Prepare for Chicago Weather
It may be no surprise to anyone living in Chicago who has encountered rain, hail, winds and multiple power outages due to recent thunderstorms, but the Chicago area has seen…
Car in Garage
If you’re a resident in a hurricane-prone area, you may know how to prepare your home ahead of a storm. But do you know that disaster preparedness should also extend…
How Hurricanes And Tropical Storms Are Named
Ana. Bill. Claudette. No, it’s not the list of most popular baby names, but, rather, the names chosen for this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. The practice of naming storms began centuries…
Reed Timmer’s Tips To Minimize Storm Damage At Home [part 2]
Most of the time, storms come and go leaving a damp, even soggy, landscape in their wake. But some storms seem to linger, and others leave their mark. Luckily, there…
Storm Chaser Reed Timmer’s Tips to Minimize Storm Damage at Home
Storms happen. It’s a fact of life we’ve all come to understand, and most of the time the raucous weather runs its course and moves on. But some storms leave…