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Monday, October 29, 2012


  • The U.S. Electric Grid vs. Extreme Weather

    October 29, 2012; 9:52 AM
    Millions of Americans were faced with unplanned power outages – which is no surprise when you look at the size and complexity of the United States electric grid.
  • How to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

    October 28, 2012; 8:59 AM
    Staying alert to weather forecasts and alerts and taking a few simple precautions can make all the difference in protecting yourself from a storm.
  • Emergency Shutoffs

    October 27, 2012; 12:55 PM
    Every homeowner should know how to turn off the water, electrical and gas utility systems for the home in the event of an emergency.
  • How to Fell a Tree to Prevent Storm Damage

    October 25, 2012; 11:39 AM
    Whether it’s to clear land, stock up on firewood or prevent future damage to a home or property, felling a tree can be a fun, challenging outdoor project.
  • Remembering "The Perfect Storm" of 1991

    October 24, 2012; 8:46 AM
    A massive storm slammed the coast of New England Halloween of 1991. What conditions came together to form this "perfect" storm, and what are the chances that it will happen again this year?
  • The Dangers of a Storm Surge

    October 23, 2012; 9:09 AM
    Though we often talk generally about the seriousness of a hurricane, a storm surge, in particular, can be one of the most dangerous and damaging parts.
  • Could a Hurricane Ever Strike Southern California?

    October 18, 2012; 11:34 AM
    While there has never been a documented case of a hurricane making landfall in California, the Golden State has had its share of run-ins and close calls with tropical cyclones.

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