Tag: hurricane season

Hurricane Isaac

There’s No Such Thing As “Too Prepared”

As we welcome the back-to-school season, it’s important to remember that it’s still hurricane season as well. If you’ve been watching the weather reports lately, you already know about Tropical Storm Isaac and Tropical Storm Joyce in the Atlantic Ocean. In a continuing effort to prepare you for hurricanes and other severe weather, here are […]

Some Not-So-Common Hurricane Preparedness Tips

As we continue to truck through hurricane season, it’s important to make sure you’re always prepared for danger. You’ve heard us say over and over again, make sure your disaster supply kit is prepared, determine a safe escape route, write down emergency numbers as your cell phone could lose battery. While all these tips are […]

How’s Your Disaster Supply Kit?

How’s Your Disaster Supply Kit?

Last year, we posted the basics of preparing a Disaster Supply Kit and what your family’s kit should contain. Why does it matter? The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season officially started on June 1 and lasts until November 30. The National Weather Service is currently predicting an average season, which likely means between 9-15 named storms. […]

Direct Energy meteorologist, Beau Gjerdingen, discusses the "cone of uncertainty."

Direct Energy Prepares for Hurricane Season

As the 2012 hurricane season kicks-off, we felt it was important to have an internal lunch-n-learn this afternoon for Direct Energy employees to refresh our brains on what to do in case of an emergency. Our internal meteorologist, Beau Gjerdingen, was able to provide some great insight into the 2012 season, as well as some […]

Planning a Tropical (Storm) Vacation?

Planning a Tropical (Storm) Vacation?

In the summertime, many of us look forward to visiting sunny beaches and tropical areas. The one thing we often don’t think about is that summertime is also hurricane season (June 1 – Nov 30, with peak storm activity between Aug 15 – Oct 1). While worrying about storms shouldn’t derail your trip, it is […]

Direct Energy Buzz: September 2 edition

Direct Energy Buzz: September 2 edition

Hello September! We’re so glad you’re here! September brings the promise of cooler weather being just around the corner and we think that it can’t get here soon enough. If you’re just tuning in, welcome to the Direct Energy Buzz where we give you a recap of all the things we’ve been up to during […]