Mother Nature has put on quite the light show in Georgia in recent weeks, with lightning bolts sparking house fires, felling trees and ultimately knocking out power in parts of the state. Although those storms did not result in any fatalities, the same can’t be said in other states, where lightning has recently claimed several [...]
Tag Archive 'Summer safety'
It’s been another steamy summer in Georgia, with temperatures hovering in the mid-90s in recent weeks. Although many regard the summer season as the ideal time for family vacations, backyard barbecues and lazy days at the pool, the warmer weather also can bring severe storms, hurricanes, droughts and other heat-related hazards, which pose a threat [...]
In the second episode of the Ready Georgia podcast, we take a look at weather-related disasters that could affect Georgia and what you can do to prepare for them. Here are a few questions this podcast will answer for you: How much standing water does it take to float a car? How much heat can [...]
Posted in Severe Weather Preparation on Apr 13th, 2010
Summer is approaching and you know what that means… vacation and fun in the sun! But it’s important to be prepared for summer before it gets here. This includes water, wheel, pedestrian, playground, car and heat related safety. Below are a few tips to help you stay safe, play safe and be prepared! Update your [...]