Posted June 24, 2016 by Adam P. Newton
Gather the Food and Supplies Your Family Needs Before a Storm Arrives
When a hurricane, tornado, or major weather event is heading your way, the last thing on your mind is collecting what your family and home need once the storm has passed. That’s the whole point of being prepared – collecting these essentials in advance of actually needing them so you can focus on keeping your family safe. With Direct Energy’s Hurricane Preparedness Checklist, you now have a single resource to help you assemble exactly what you and your family will need to stay dry, fed, and protected in the event your normal life is disrupted by severe weather.
Posted June 16, 2016 by Kamellia Zeynali
Hurricane Myths vs. Facts: What You Need to Know to Prepare Your Home
The start of hurricane season brings an influx of hundreds of tips and advice on how to get your home ready in case a storm comes your way. But with all those available resources, it can difficult to know which ones will actually keep you and your family safe and which ones would do more harm than good.
Posted June 3, 2016 by Vernon Trollinger
The Storms are Coming
Here’s the tl;dr version: the 2016 hurricane season is certainly expected to be more lively than last year. That being said, weather forecasters are split between predicting a near-normal to average season and an active to moderately active season.
Posted October 23, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
Attention Texas! Get Ready for Hurricane Patricia!
Currently the strongest hurricane ever measured in the Western Hemisphere, Hurricane Patricia is scheduled to make landfall on the western coast of Mexico on Friday, October 23rd, 2015. A Category 5 storm, Weather.com reports maximum sustained winds of 200 mph and “the lowest pressure for any hurricane of record” at 880 millibars (25.99 inches of mercury).
Posted September 1, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
Back in May, NOAA’s 2015 hurricane prediction called for 6 to 11 named tropical storms, 3 to 6 of which would grow to category 1 or 2 hurricanes, and of those, perhaps 2 would become major hurricanes (category 3-5).
Posted June 15, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger