Tropical Storms

It takes a foot of water to flip a car.

Wet ground leads to downed trees, power lines too. Power sometimes takes weeks to be restored when damage is widespread.

Where houses are not built with strong foundations and materials, a few feet of flooding or surge can wash them away. In the mountains. heavy rainfall triggers deadly mudslides.

It only takes one tornado to destroy a downtown area.

I have lived through many natural disasters and I take it very seriously.

Hurricane Sandy was downgraded to a tropical storm 10 years ago, but that did not stop the death and destruction of many places including parts of Long Island, NY, where I am from.

Stay safe, check your emergency supplies, and set your weather alerts. It’s the season…