How to Help Kids Deal with Thunderstorms

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

With thunderstorms there is always the threat of some type of damage – water, wind, or lightning in some cases. Thunderstorms are also loud and dramatic, so it’s no wonder children fear them. Many kids outgrow the fear as they get older, but for some the fear continues to cause anxiety for many years. It’s important for all adults – …

Thunderstorm Safety Tips

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

When the warmer weather approaches many areas experience an increase in thunderstorms. Thunderstorms that produce hail at least one inch in diameter is considered to be a dangerous storm. If winds read 58 miles per hour or more, this can cause severe situations both in residential areas and on roadways. Thunderstorms can cause flash flooding, and also produce lightning which is …