Tag «disaster»

Could You Survive a Flood?

Slow and steady water flow created the Grand Canyon and other spectacular sights around the globe. Millions of years of slow and steady water flow along a path might be called “creative destruction.” When that same water is fast, and especially unexpected, the result is just plain old destruction. Being prepared for a flood is …

Could You Survive a Hurricane?

Hot on the heels of tornado season comes hurricane season. It seems circular wind tends to create problems for us humans. Strictly speaking, a hurricane is defined as any tropical or subtropical storm with sustained winds above 74 mph. (Why they didn’t round up to 75, I have no idea.) Hurricane “season” begins in June …