Category: Weather Tools

Storm Preppers - How to Store Food Safely - Updated
Food Storage, Weather Tools

How to Store Food Safely

For most people, the ideal way to store food safely is to stuff it into the refrigerator. But when tropical storms and other natural disaster cause power outages, this may not be the best idea and is a futile exercise. Recent tropical natural disasters have shown that power outages can last for days, weeks or […]

Storm Preppers - Hurricane Strap Installation - Updated
How To, Weather Tools

Hurricane Strap Installation

A carpenter told me that when Hurricane Irma hit Antigua and Barbuda in 2017, many of the roofs that were not ripped off, were secured with hurricane straps. This should be more than enough to convince you that a hurricane strap installation on your home or shed should be done as soon as possible. Although […]

Storm Preppers - Defending Against Expensive Flood Damage - Updated
How To, Weather Tools

Defending Against Expensive Flood Damage

Is your home protected from expensive flood damage? Have you taken adequate steps to ensure that you will not suffer from unwanted flooding? Time has shown that flooding is one of the most common and costly disasters that can happen anywhere and at any time. During the hurricane season, flooding is a real and scary […]

Storm Preppers - Hurricane Shelters - Updated
Storm Emergency Services, Weather Tools

Hurricane Shelters

When orders to evacuate are given and certain areas are unprepared to provide safe shelter for residents, hurricane shelters are opened as refuges and safe havens for residents. Buildings designated as hurricane shelters are expected to provide the safest and most reliable protection during the passage of tropical storms. What are Hurricane Shelters? Hurricane shelters […]

Storm Preppers - Best Tropical Storm Preparation Blogs - Updated
Technology, Weather Tools

Tropical Storm Preparation Blogs (Hurricane Guides from Popular Preppers)

Storm Preppers is one of the few tropical storm preparation blogs that aims to prepare people for tropical storms and hurricanes. Admittedly, there aren’t many sites that focus solely on preparing for tropical storms, but there are many prepping sites that offer insightful tropical storm and hurricane preparedness guides. This site sits right in the […]

Storm Preppers - Tropical Storm Definitions and Acronyms - Updated
Weather Tools

Tropical Storm Definitions and Acronyms

Each year, the Colorado State University (CSU) publishes several hurricane forecasts for the Atlantic basin. Although these forecasts are designed so that anyone can read and interpret, there are some terms and acronyms that may be unfamiliar. As a result, the CSU includes a list of tropical storm definitions and acronyms that are used throughout […]