When I wrote this article for S.W.A.T. Magazine-August 2017, I never imagined that we would be needing these very preparations so soon. As I write this post we are only a few days away from the projected landfall of Hurricane Irma, a category 5 killer storm. They are saying that Irma can quite possibly be […]
Hurricane Aftermath: Post-Storm Survivor Strategy (Recoil/OffGrid) We’ve all seen the articles on hurricane preparation, and what to do before a wicked storm. But, there are also some very important steps to take after the storm – especially if you’re going to hit the road. In this article I cover some of those crucial preparations, including […]
The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, but early storms are not uncommon. Now is the perfect time to start making preparations. Here’s a quick check-list to help you get started.
The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season comes to a close on Saturday, November 30, 2013, and it turns out that this was actually the least active year since 1950. While an uneventful season is always a good thing, it can also serve to lure people into a false sense of confidence.
Goodbye, Miami – This article recently appeared in Rolling Stone Magazine. According to the author, by century’s end, rising sea levels will turn what he calls the “nation’s urban fantasyland” [Miami] into an “American Atlantis”. But he also warns that long before Miami is completely underwater, chaos will begin. (Rolling Stone) This is a MUST […]
According to National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), 2012 was the 2nd costliest year on record with 11 weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the U.S. and causing 377 deaths. http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/overview I am always traveling around the country attending preparedness shows, giving presentations and trying to raise awareness on the […]
I was recently interviewed by Tara Dodrill, from Off The Grid News, for an article in The Inquisitr. Along with the interview Tara included a video titled “The Hurricane Andrew Story”. I have to tell you that it was very difficult to watch – it brought back many bad memories and reminded me just […]
National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2013 runs from May 26th through June 1st. Follow the link below for access to all the available resources from NOAA/National Weather Services
The New York Times has a Hurricane Sandy web page featuring pictures from day 1 to day 17 of the aftermath. The devastation almost seems unreal. This was a very loud wake-up call for many people. And a reminder that we should never let our guard down. See the Photos.