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Hurricane Preparedness Week: What You Need to Know About Storms

Hurricane Preparedness Week: What You Need to Know About Storms Few things in nature can match the power, breadth, and scope of a major hurricane. They can span more than … Continue reading

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Power Outage Frequency: How Reliable is the Power Grid?

Even though the United States is one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, the nation’s power grid is based on technology and equipment from the 1960s and … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency) are helping to raise severe weather awareness and preparation during National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2 … Continue reading

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Generac Standby Generators for Homes and Businesses

Generac Power Systems began building generators in 1959 and over the last 55 years, they have become the largest manufacturer of residential standby generators in the world. The Generac standby … Continue reading

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Highway 50 in Nevada appears to end at the base of snow-capped mountains.

Christmas: Leaving Home for the Holidays

The week between Christmas and New Years is a perfect time for traveling and vacations. Kids have the week off, college students are home, and the holidays are a fun … Continue reading

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New York City streets clogged with cars and drivers after a snowstorm.

On Vacation: Winter Road Travel

Winter. Cold, freezing rain, sleet, and snow. And while these characteristics might seem counter-intuitive to fun and good times, the opposite is often true. Skiing or snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, … Continue reading

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Portable Generator Use During Winter Storm Power Outages

This is only the first week of December, but already crews in southern states are working to repair the damage left behind by the ice storm that paralyzed travelers and … Continue reading

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Make Sure Your Generator is Ready for Winter

Winter brings colder temperatures and everything from ice storms to blizzards. Your standby or portable generator has to operate when you need it. In winter, that means starting and running … Continue reading

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Two vehicles, barely visible and buried in snow after winter storm Nemo.

Be Prepared for Winter Storms

Winter has arrived in some places or is on the way in others. Winter storms bring a variety of conditions including cold temperatures, high winds, ice, rain, and snow―sometimes in … Continue reading

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The storm track and cone with coastline watches of TS Karen

Tropical Storm Karen Takes Aim on Gulf Coast – Florida Panhandle

Tropical storm Karen formed out of an area of showers and thunderstorms in the southern Gulf of Mexico today. The system was already producing gale force winds and bringing rain … Continue reading

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