Category: Hurricane

UPDATE: Hurricane MICHAEL in Florida Panhandle/Alabama…News, Maps, Links…

Here’s the latest information and expectations of what the National Weather Service is forecasting for this early fall storm… Below each of the maps you’ll find a link to get the latest information on that particular threat, as it’s updated over the next few days.. Interactive Map (Link below) https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at4+shtml/212416.shtml?gm_track#contents (opens in new window) Tropical-Storm-Force Wind […]

UPDATE: Hurricane Florence Approaching the East Coast. News, Maps, Links…

Here’s the latest information and expectations of what the National Weather Service is forecasting for this massive storm… Below each of the maps you’ll find a link to get the latest information on that particular threat, as it’s updated over the next few days.. Interactive Map (Link below) https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at1+shtml/212431.shtml?gm_track#contents (opens in new window) Tropical-Storm-Force Wind Speed […]

Infographic: Natural Disasters and Hospital Safety

Natural Disasters and Hospital Safety During times of meteorological disasters, citizens often make it a point to head to local hospitals in the hopes of finding safety from the storm. After an investigation by Consumer Reports, it has become apparent that flocking to nearby hospitals may not be the safest option, especially when so many […]

PREPS: Family Disaster Preparedness

Source: parenting.blogs.nytimes.com By: KJ DELL’ANTONIA  Posted on: APRIL 8, 2014 < p> Eighty percent of the population would not survive the first 100 days of the apocalypse, Bob Gaskin, who served in the Marines and is the founder of the Black Dog Survival School, told an assembled crowd at the Third Annual National Preppers and Surivalist Expo in […]

DISASTER: NY’s Response to Sandy Hindered by Computer Network Overload

Source: emergencymgmt.com By: James M. Odato Posted on: March 05, 2014 New York’s emergency response to Superstorm Sandy was hindered because the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Service’s computer network could not handle all the applications running, according to a new report from a western New York company that works for the agency. The report reveals the […]