Archive for the “Hurricane Prep” Category


Updating the 2014 Hurricane Season Predictions

Hurricane season? What hurricane season? NOAA May Prediction NOAA Revised Prediction Number of named storms (winds 39 mph+) 8-13 7-12 Storms becoming hurricanes (winds 74 mph+) 3-6 3-6 Major hurricanes (Cat. 3, 4 or 5, winds 111 mph+) 1 to 2 0- [...]

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How Hurricanes Impact You: a Hurricane Preparedness Infographic

Sure, this summer hasn't seen much hurricane activity, and the 2013 Hurricane Season was much lighter than projections anticipated. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared in case a hurricane is headed your way. All it takes is one bad storm to throw your whole world [...]

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Examining the Predictions and Forecasts for the 2014 Hurricane Season

With Memorial Day over and the kids out of school for the summer, people eye June 1 as the start of the 2014 Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean. In fact, the Pacific Ocean has already seen its first major storm. Hurricane Amanda quickly formed in mid May, and by Sunday [...]

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Bounce Energy Wants to Help You Prepare for the 2014 Hurricane Season

Summer is upon us. Along with the arrival of higher temperatures, increased humidity, and more kids running around the neighborhood because school has let out, June 1st of each year also marks the beginning of hurricane season. That’s why the National Weather Service calls [...]

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When Will I Need My Coat? – A Weather Outlook for Fall 2013

It's the end of September. So far, there's only been two Atlantic hurricanes (Humberto and Ingrid). Meanwhile, a lingering loop of the jet stream has created a blocking pattern that pumped days of flooding rains into Colorado. What's going on and what effect will this hav [...]

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Choosing the Best Home Generator for Your Emergency Needs

Let's suppose that it's a hot summer evening and your family is relaxing at home. The air conditioning is flowing happily, your kids are playing video games, your spouse is watching TV, and you are working on the computer. Suddenly, there's a bright flash of lightning and a [...]

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Updating the Hurricane Predictions for Fall 2013

This year was supposed to be an active hurricane year. According to the revised June predictions by NOAA, Colorado State University (CSU) ,  WSI (Weather Services International), and Tropical Storm Risk (TSR), this year's season was supposed to be very active. NOAA br [...]

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Prepare Your Home Against Hurricane Flood Damage

Before a hurricane strikes, it's important for a homeowner to know if they are going to be hit with potential flood damage. Hurricane flooding is not limited just to coastal areas. Hurricanes are huge storm systems capable of sending powerful winds and driving rain hundreds [...]

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips if Your Family Plans to Hunker Down

You've just found out that a hurricane is going to hit your area within 48 hours. An evacuation has not been ordered, but the storm is expected to have strong winds, torrential rain, and might possibly spawn a few tornadoes. You and your family have decided to stay home and [...]

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Hurricane evacuation tips

Prepare Your Family to Evacuate for a Hurricane

This summer's hurricane season is expected to be more active than last year with storms threatening US coastlines from sunny Texas all the way to rocky Maine. It's imperative to understand that extremely powerful hurricanes are possible and may force you to evacuate your fam [...]

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