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…