Category: News Story

READY.GOV: When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! The Importance of Lightning Safety

Summer is the peak season for one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena–lightning. Though lightning strikes peak in summer, people are struck year round. In the United States, an average of 51 people are killed each year by lightning, and hundreds more are severely injured. While lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning […]

HAPPENINGS: Upcoming Prepper Shows in the US

UPCOMING EVENTSPrepper show sponsors and vendors can help you make sure your family is ready in any circumstance. Visit Prepper Shows USA for more details on upcoming events.Aug. 16-17    Mid-Atlantic Emergency Preparedness and Survival Expo, Boonsboro, MarylandAug. 16-17     Preppers and Patriots Expo, Springfield, Missouri Sept. 5      The Southern Preppers Convention and Green Living Expo, Oxford, Alabama […]

THREATS: Slowest Start to Tornado Season in a Century

Source: yahoo.com By: Becky Oskin Posted on: April 24, 2014 A cold start to 2014 kicked off a quiet tornado season this year, which has seen the fewest twisters since 1915, according to preliminary National Weather Service (NWS) reports.   The Moore, Okla., tornado touching down in Oklahoma City on May 20, 2013. (CNN)   Notably, no one […]

THREAT: Experts warn civilian world not ready for massive EMP-caused blackout

Source: foxnews.com By: Josh Peterson Posted on: April 21, 2014 Website: watchdog.org/ The catastrophic effects of an electromagnetic pulse-caused blackout could be preventable, but experts warn the civilian world is still not ready.  Peter Vincent Pry, executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both congressional advisory boards, […]