Thanks to Trooper Ben for the impetus for this post! Here’s a map and photos of the Kansas Turnpike shelters, along with a discussion of where to seek shelter in your community if your home does not have underground shelters. I also talk about considerations if you’ve been thinking about a shelter for your home.
A contractor may ask you to sign a document similar to the one you sign at the doctor’s office, assigning benefits from your insurance coverage directly to the contractor. By doing so, you may be giving up significant rights…and control over your ability to get future insurance.
SPC has posted an infographic concerning the meaning of their five-tier system for communicating storm risk in their outlooks. Our terminology matches SPC and our usage is generally identical. However, the areas we serve are different, which can lead to occasional discrepancies.
Outlook, watch, warning….does all that confuse you? This webinar from the Storm Prediction Center will sort it out.
Bottom line for today: be wary, not worried. Be ready, not complacent. Act, don’t react.
What do you get when you blindfold a weather forecaster and take away their computer? We’re about to find out….