Can you imagine the devastation that would be caused if a massive wall of water several hundred feet high slammed into Florida at more than 100 miles an hour? To many people such a scenario is impossible, but that is ...Read More »
According to Weather.com, there’s a big winter storm brewing—well, two storms, actually. Much-needed rain arrived in California today, and forecasts show there’s more on the way.
While California revels in the much-needed water, other parts of the country are bracing for an ice storm on Sunday and into Monday—a storm that could reach as far south as Nashville. Read more at Weather.com.
It seems like the weather this year has been both a blessing and a curse—it just depends on where you live.
What’s your reaction to this set of storms? Are you grateful for the rain and snow, or wishing Mother Nature would just give you a break already?
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UK weather reports are linking the torrential rain and subsequent floods as being caused by changes in the Jet stream. The ‘polar vortex’ experienced in the US has compounded the misery in the UK by getting caught up in the ...Read More »
The minute winter is over and the temperature creeps up above 40 degrees, I know exactly what I’m supposed to do. Spring cleaning? Bring it on. Paint touch-ups? Love it. Garden prep? Couldn’t start soon enough. But somehow I’m never ...Read More »
For every featured item sold in the next 48 hours (until 6 pm MST on 11/14) Emergency Essentials will donate $20 in supplies to CharityVision’s relief efforts for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Below is a list of the ...Read More »
According to NOAA, as of July 1st, 2013, there have been 9 lightning fatalities this year. And while researchers at National Geographic suggest that “the odds of becoming a lightning victim in the U.S. in any one year is 1 ...Read More »
There are other outdoor activities that lead to more lightning deaths than golf. During the past 7 years there were more than 3 times as many fisherman killed by lightning as golfers. Fishing, boating, camping, and beach activities have each ...Read More »
If you enjoy vacationing at the Beaches on the Pacific Northwest coast, be aware of the potential warning signs for a Tsunami. As we learned in the post, Tsunami-Like waves Hit New Jersey, three people were swept into the ocean. ...Read More »