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Hurricane Season Has Arrived: Here’s What to Know in 2019

For some in the United States, June 1st brings gleeful anticipation of sunshine and white sand beaches. But for much of the country, June 1st has a different meaning. It marks the arrival of hurricane season.

Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1st to November 30th, and the average number of significant storms per year1 from data collected from 1981-2010 is 12.1—and an average of 6.4 of those storms are hurricanes, with 2.7 listed as major hurricanes. And as the […]

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Don’t Get Caught Unprepared!

The Better Business Bureau recently published an article regarding their partnership with FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security in an effort to help families prepare for possible terrorist attack strikes, or natural disasters.
“Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.”, this year’s theme for National Preparedness Month. National Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to remind everyone to prepare themselves and their families now, and throughout the year.
Encouraging awareness is an important goal, but unfortunately, many families will put off properly […]

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Seven Things We Learned From Sandy

A year ago Hurricane Sandy hit the eastern seaboard affecting 24 states and causing damage from Florida to Main and even as far inland as Michigan and Wisconsin. The interesting thing about Sandy’s timing is that, thanks in part to shows like Doomsday Preppers, prepping had gone mainstream so lots of people got to test their plans. The other interesting thing is that lots of people who never thought they needed to prepare for a hurricane realized they were […]

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