Category Archives: Information

Total Eclipse of the Sun

August 21, 2017 we will experience an eclipse of the sun. To see where it will be total and for how long this great app was developed. Enjoy, but Don’t forget your eye protection. You must look for glasses that meet the ISO 12312-2 international standard for such products, NASA advises. To date, five manufacturers… Read More »

Summer Weather

  Summer safety during these hot days! Check these tips from the National Weather Service   This is always a good time to test your own plans, and to check in to the plans of work, school, daycare. How To Prepare For A Tornado Update the copies of your important papers, prescriptions, banking and insurance.… Read More »

Summer Storms and Other Shelter Needs

According to Ready.gov how to shelter depends on the hazard you are sheltering from. I’ll use two hazards from our Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan: Tornado/Wind Storm and Hazardous Materials. During a tornado we all know that you should shelter in a basement, or on the lowest level away from corners, windows, doors and outside walls. Practice… Read More »

Make a Plan

This fall, sit down with your family and develop a plan. You’ll feel much better when an emergency or disaster occurs if you can have contact with your family. Figure out how to communicate in a disaster. Where will you meet up? What if you can’t be the one to pick up your young children?… Read More »

Tornado Safety Information from the CDC

Tornadoes and severe summer storms with straight line winds can crop up fast. Here is some great information from the CDC on what you should do to prepare. Tornado information   Always remember to use your NOAA All-hazards radios and when the sirens sound, TAKE COVER!