Tag: weather

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 […]

Safety in Inclement Weather

We’ve been experiencing some pretty terrible weather recently! From across the country, we’ve seen everything from thunderstorms to snow storms… with a little bit of everything in between. While Houston was pounded with rain today, you East Coasters better watch out – the storm’s headed your way next! All of the inclement weather got us thinking that now […]