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Prepare For The 2018 Hurricane Season

Gordon King Disaster Preparedness, Seasonal

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on June 1, 2018, and ends on November 30, 2018.  These dates represent the period each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin and develop into hurricanes.  While the propensity for hurricanes to develop are highest in season, formation of tropical depressions can occur at any time of the year.  …

Tornado Preparedness

Tornado Preparedness Cannot Be Left To Chance

Gordon King Disaster Preparedness, Seasonal

What Is A Tornado A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground and is often—although not always—visible as a funnel cloud. Lightning and hail are common in thunderstorms that produce tornadoes. Tornadoes cause extensive damage to structures and disrupt transportation, power, water, gas, communications, and other services in its direct path …

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Be Prepared For Winter Travel Emergencies

Gordon King Seasonal, Winter

Sudden problems can arise when you least expect them during winter travel emergencies. Always be prepared for the worst case scenario should you find yourself stranded in your car during extremely cold conditions.