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Snow Covered Home in Winter Weather

5 Tips for Winter Weather Home Readiness

When harsh winter storms hit, they bring extreme cold temperatures, chilling winds, and worst of all — ice. This frozen water can coat power lines, which pulls them down and then knocks out the power to your home. For many, that means no heat until the power is restored. Winter weather conditions cause crews to take more […]

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Checking the Predictions for the 2014 Hurricane Season

Back in May, the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (along with three other prediction centers) delivered a forecast for a “below normal” season. All told, NOAA expected 8-13 named tropical storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 1-2 of which could be category 3 or above. The reasoning for so few storms was because of cold water in the […]

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Winter Safety Tips for Home, Travel, and More

This past November and early December have seen some of the most widespread cold weather on record across North America. While the rest of this winter’s forecast is expected to be be warmer, much of the rest of North America will probably have what the National Weather Service calls “equal chances” for above or below conditions. […]