As we get closer to winter and focus on cold weather, many of us often make the mistake of assuming that the threat of a tornado is all but gone. While it is true that Georgia tornadoes are more likely to occur during warm months in the spring and summer, that doesn’t mean they can’t […]
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Posted in Severe Weather Preparation on Feb 6th, 2013
In spring 2011, a series of tornadoes struck Georgia, killing 15 people and injuring 143 across the state. In March 2012, the state was pummeled by eight tornadoes resulting in $12.6 million in property damage. And when more than 50 tornadoes wreaked havoc statewide in 2009, Georgia landed in the top five states nationwide for […]
As the death toll across the South continues to rise, our thoughts are with everyone who is grieving the loss of family members, friends, homes and businesses. The chain of storms that drove across Georgia and several other states has leveled destruction on a scale that we haven’t seen in quite some time. These tornadoes […]
After what seems like one of the coldest winters in recent Georgia history, who isn’t ready to dive into spring? As the cold of winter is lifting, it’s easy to put your defenses down as temperatures rise and the days lengthen. But spring can be one of the most dangerous seasons for weather-related disasters. March […]