By: Timmy Duncan
Hurricanes are one of Mother Nature’s deadliest natural disasters. A dangerous combination of brute force winds, rain, thunder, lightning, storm surges and flooding, these storms can pack a powerful punch causing damage that costs thousands upon thousands of dollars to fix and often costing...
By: Lenna Gonya
Heat exhaustion can happen anytime you are exposed to high temperatures for a long period of time. The chances for becoming a victim of this heat related illness are increased by lack of fluids and dehydration. It is especially dangerous for those with high blood...
By: Marisol Dayton
As a child I remember a particularly stormy afternoon at summer camp. We were racing away from the large stream where we had been cooling off when a huge (to my little mind at the time) bolt of lightning struck in the field beside us...
Safest place in your home to be during a hurricane
By: Susan Smalls
Hurricanes can be one of the most terrifying things to experience with their intense howling winds and damaging floods. It is always best to evacuate your house, especially with the more serious hurricanes, but in some cases, it is not always the most feasible way...
By: Lenna Gonya
Air quality is an important factor today, not only for the protection of those who live and breath the air, but as an indicator as to how well we are doing in decreasing pollution in the atmosphere. Every day concentrations of air are measured to...
By: Lenna Gonya
Every year forecasters begin early to give their predictions for the upcoming hurricane season. And while predicting hurricanes is not an exact science by any means, they can predict probabilities based on certain factors.Hurricanes, like all other storms, are precipitated by a series of...
By: Lenna Gonya
Thunderstorms are a fact of life, especially in the spring and summer months. When the sun heats up the earth, and warm, moist air begins to lift into the atmosphere, there is potential for a storm to develop.When the warm, moist air rises, it...
By: Lenna Gonya
Hurricanes are difficult to predict. Like tornadoes, the potential for the storm may be there, but there is no guarantee that the storm will actually develop. Unlike, the tornado, however, once the conditions are there, and a tropical storm has formed, there is more chance...
By: Timmy Duncan
Hurricanes are one of Mother Nature’s fiercest forms of expression. While they are not necessarily the largest storms or the most ferocious, they combine wind, rain, and flooding as no other force of nature does. Surprisingly, it actually takes several different relatively complicated phases...
By: Timmy Duncan
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is the means by which meteorologists classify a storm’s intensity based on sustained winds. The numerical category (1-5) assigned to the storm gives us an idea of what kind of damage the storm might cause based on how intense...

 

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