If you had to evacuate ahead of a storm, experts recommend holding off on heading back into your area right away.
Everyone looks to social media ahead of a major natural disaster. It is the quickest, most condensed way for information to travel. However, it is also a platform that can contain false stories and claims that overshadow what is actually happening.
Most people head straight to the shelves of milk, eggs and bread, but experts say those are terrible choices.
Experts say that the surge in demand to replace flood-damaged cars in Hurricane Florence's wake will likely push up the prices for used vehicles, especially on the East Coast.
It is only when human life and property are threatened or negatively impacted by nature do we view these natural events as natural hazards and natural disasters.
Emergency texts are issued to you for your safety, so how are you going to know if you are in harm's way if you have no one telling you?
Wildfire smoke is known for its potential to wreak havoc on a person’s health, but the threats aren’t limited to the lungs.
Experts say letting kids know it’s OK to have intense feelings about the situation is a great first step in helping them cope.
Flooding can be one of the most difficult natural disasters to recover from because the risks don’t dissipate when conditions dry up and cleanup begins.
Knowing if you live in an evacuation zone and being aware of evacuation routes ahead of time is critical in the event that a mandatory evacuation order is issued for your area.
When an extreme weather situation is forecast, getting the right information at the right time is paramount, whether it’s before, during or after the storm has occurred.
Whether riding out the hurricane in your dorm or evacuating to a safer area, know how to be prepared ahead of the storm
During the process of preparing for the storm’s wrath, people can make some easily avoidable mistakes that could endanger the lives of their loved ones and pets.
Be prepared for hurricanes and tropical activity with this preparedness checklist.
In event of an extended power outage following severe weather, having a generator at home can be a huge advantage. But if used improperly, the devices can seriously harm or kill unsuspecting families.
If a hurricane or other major storm causes a power outage in your home, knowing how to handle refrigerated or frozen food can protect your family from getting seriously ill.
Power outages can add an extra level of danger when tropical systems hit and can make it unsafe in some areas even after the storm has passed.
Recovering from the devastation following a significant natural disaster can be even more of a challenge if a family isn't financially prepared beforehand.