A safe room serves to protect you from the force of a disaster. For example, a safe room will protect you from the powerful winds of a tornado. However, when spending time in a safe room during a disaster, other things can harm you. Hunger and boredom, for example, are two negative feelings that people […]
Tropical storm Isaias, Hurricane Hanna, Potential Storm Nine—safe to say, the following months in the United States are going to be eventful. With the weather system in the U.S. gearing up to be an extra tumultuous stormy season, homeowners are rushing to get the necessities, so they can hunker down, safe and sound. But for […]
For anyone who has a family member with special needs, the sirens that ring in light of a tornado warning are the most horrifying sounds they can hear. While tornadoes don’t typically strike without warning, it doesn’t take long for them to quickly become more devastating and move toward surrounding areas that weren’t originally in […]
When the National Weather Service issues a tornado warning, your first step is usually to take your kids and family members and find safety in a tornado shelter. But how do you secure your household pets during the scramble? Countless heartwarming as well as heartbreaking stories of the aftermath of tornado disasters show us how […]
If you’ve never had the misfortune to be in or near the path of a tornado, you may be a little confused as to what a tornado watch or tornado warning is and how it can help you get to safety. A standard warning system in susceptible regions such as Texas, Oklahoma, and other states […]
For people who have not encountered tornadoes in their life, their lack of preparation can push them into potentially dangerous situations. Here’s a short essential guide on how you can implement tornado safety drill to keep yourself and your family safe.
You’ve received the news online or on your cellphone that a tornado might be near. Now’s the time to take action. Tornadoes are fearsome creations and can be extremely unpredictable. So, don’t even think about going out of the house, so that you can check or take a photo of a tornado coming by. Here […]
You just received a tornado warning, and you can already feel the monster coming near. The first and only task on the list is to get your family to safety in your newly-installed safe room. But is it equipped to keep you comfortable? Given that you don’t know when it’ll be safe to come back […]
Tornadoes are weather events that tend to be incredibly violent and unpredictable. These forceful columns of air tend to exert so much force they wreak havoc and damage things that are in their path, from cars to concrete structures.
Dallas, TX sees several tornadoes each year, some being deadly, with multiple fatalities and damage, while others are less intense. However, there’s never any certainty about the potential outcomes of a weather event as unpredictable and as violent as these, which is why it’s crucial that you remain alert.