Tag: weather


Preparing for Hurricane Season

With the start of June, hurricane season is officially here! As forecasters are already warning that the 2013 hurricane season may be more active than normal, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared before a hurricane hits. To prepare for hurricane season, here’s what you should do: Know your homes vulnerability to storm surge, flooding […]

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 […]


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 […]