Survival

by Daniel Wagner_1 ·Posted
A top priority for preparedness planners is assembling a versatile selection of lighting gear. One low-tech solution is the UCO Original Candle Lantern that delivers up to nine hours of light with a UCO Candle. An easy-slide glass chimney provides safety and helps shield the candle from wind. A second low-tech
by Jack Wolff ·Posted
As with all types of weather, it’s important to know the differences between categories of Weather Alerts. Floods have three basic classifications of potential alerts: Watches, Warnings, and Advisories. Types of Flood Watches, Warnings, and Advisories Flood Watch: Conditions are right for possible flooding (stay alert for announcements). Flash Flood Watch: Conditions are right for a possible flash flood (stay alert for announcements). Flood Warning: Flooding has started or is about to start in the immediate warning area. You may be advised to
by Jack Wolff ·Posted
As with all types of weather, It’s important to know the difference between the related types of weather alerts. When a "Tornado Watch" is in effect, the conditions are right for thunderstorms to possibly produce tornadoes in and near the watch area. When a "Tornado Warning" has been issued, a tornado has been spotted in the immediate warning area, and the danger is immediate. In this case, you should seek shelter at once. Relevant Facts Tornadoes are the most violent storms nature produces. Nearly all tornadoes are the bi-product of severe
by Jack Wolff ·Posted
As we enter summer, and all of the fun outdoor activities we’ve waited for, we need to be aware of the potential severe weather that’s also associated with this season. Regardless of your geographical location, planning ahead for extreme weather will benefit you when a storm occurs. One of the single most important aspects of being prepared is awareness. You need to know what’s going on around you. As always, preparedness is not about changing your lifestyle, it’s about staying informed, and being ready to use that information. One piece of