By: Silva Payne
Bad weather can happen at any time. It is one of the reasons to be prepared, and to prepare your children, as much as is practical without frightening them. The balance can be a difficult one to find. It will depend on your individual children...
By: P. Payne
Spring is here and the threat of tornados in "tornado alley" already has begun with storm damage in a nearby town. Each year, when clouds form and storms begin, area residents watch television weather reports with trepidation and ready themselves to take cover if necessary...
The economic impact of blizzards
By: Keith Needham
Blizzards certainly affect the economy both for good and for ill. Blizzards are severe snowstorms usually accompanied by high winds and what are called "white-out" conditions. In white-out conditions, traffic grinds to a standstill. People are force to stay home from work; while emergency workers...
How tornadoes form
By: Cheryl Gregory
Tornadoes are one of the most destructive forces that Mother Nature delves out to the earth's inhabitants. This violently rotating column of air will make a wide and damaging path through areas of their choice at wind speeds of up to 300 miles per hour...
How tornadoes form
By: Douglas Black
Can you imagine a brute force powerful enough to uproot trees, hurdle vehicles through the air like they were toys, and level a home to splinters? No, than you probably are lucky enough to never have been caught in the midst of a twister.Unfortunately...
How tornadoes form
By: Caitlyn Hair
Tornadoes invoke both fear and fascination in their victims, but how are they formed? There are a few ways; however, the largest and most violent are spawned by supercell thunderstorms. Here is a breakdown of tornado formation in supercells:Stage 1: A rising column of warm...
How tornadoes form
By: Jessica Fierro
Cyclone, twister, or tornado. All violent and destructive natural disasters that leave behind devastation and nothing else.A tornado is a whirling wind of air that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground. If forms in a funnel or cone that touches the ground and...
Ways to prepare for any natural disaster
By: Todd Hicks
Have you recently experienced a weather disaster? Most of us probably prefer pleasant weather and wish to never endure a tragedy pertaining to weather; unfortunately, we all have to undergo weather-related problems at some point. It is correct that we cannot control the weather; however...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Gerald Drueppel
Necessity, Mother To Both Ingenuity and InventionWe took a direct hit from Gustav last year and we were better prepared because we were in the Hurricane Rita Evacuation and had ample opportunity to learn from our mistakes. What made the Rita evacuation so difficult, it...
By: Charles Ray
For those who live along our east and Gulf coasts the 2009 hurricane season begins on June 1 and ends on November 30. The key to getting through the season is preparation.If you live very near the coast, near a large body of water...

 

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