How tropical storms and hurricanes can cause tornadoes
Tropical storms are known for two hazards, storm surge and inland flooding, but they're capable of spawning another hazard: tornadoes.
What Does the Sahara Desert Have to Do with Hurricanes?
AUGUST 28, 2014 -- What does the Sahara Desert in Africa have to do with hurricanes in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Eastern Pacific Ocean? You might think this sounds a little crazy because hurricanes are very wet and deserts are very dry, but if it weren't for this huge, hot, dry region in North Africa, we would see far fewer hurricanes in the United States. The Sahara Desert is massive, covering 10 percent of the continent of Africa. It would be…
Here's how hurricanes impact cemeteries
Climatic disasters can wreak havoc on the normally pristine and serene grounds of a well-kept cemetery.
How to stay safe during a tropical storm or hurricane
Riding out a storm inside your home can be frightening. The rain, howling winds and the threat of tornadoes can make the security of your home feel
How to protect your air conditioner during a hurricane
Have you prepared for hurricane season by protecting your air conditioner? Find out what you need to do to ensure your AC is protected during hurricane season.
Create an Inside Bathroom For Your Pet Before a Hurricane
If you live anywhere near Florida, don’t forget to prepare a go-bag and have an evacuation plan prepared as Tropical Storm Dorian makes its approach (and likely strengthens into a Category 3 or 4 hurricane).