Tag: weather

Hurricane Supplies

Natural Disaster Safety Tips

The recent tragedy in Oklahoma reminds us of how powerful and scary Mother Nature can be. We share our condolences with the victims and families of the tornado in Moore, Okla. If you’re looking for a way to help, consider making a donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting redcross.org, dialing 1-800-REDCROSS, or texting […]

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 […]

Dynamo

Direct Energy Buzz – August 17th edition

Happy Friday to all! It’s crazy how fast time flies and now here we are on the heels of the weekend. Time to go on an adventure and enjoy your time off. Here is your Friday run down of the week’s news! If you are looking for something to do this weekend, the Houston Dynamo […]

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. […]

What to Do If You’re Caught Outside in Severe Weather

What to Do If You’re Caught Outside in Severe Weather

Hopefully your family has a disaster supply kit in your home, workplace and schools, plus emergency plans and designated safe areas. But what happens if severe weather strikes when you’re outdoors, away from your car or protective buildings? It could happen during  a campout, festival, sporting event, bike ride or a hike in the woods. […]

Direct Energy Buzz – June 15th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – June 15th edition

Are you ready for hurricane weather, Father’s Day, vacations and baseball? It’s the season for all four—and we talked about all of them on Facebook, Twitter and our DE blog this past week. No one wants to contemplate the possibility of bad weather on a vacation, but it happens—hurricane season started June 1 and lasts […]

Direct Energy Buzz – June 8th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – June 8th edition

Before we get started – it wasn’t just your imagination, this Spring has indeed been very warm.  And, even as some communities are still facing snowfall, NOAA announced the warmest spring on record, at least since they started paying attention. Warmer than normal weather is one reason scientists and storm watchers are worried about the […]