Dispelling FEMA Camp Rumors and Other Dangerous Conspiracy Theories

Misinformation kills. Propagating damaging half-truths for the sole purpose of assuaging fear of the unknown or threats to one’s belief system is outright malicious. Spreading outright lies for political clout has become mainstream. Look no further than the COVID19 pandemic for proof that believing this malignant garbage is dangerous and is a threat to civilization…

Which is worse a hurricane or a tornado?

If you had to choose between riding out a tornado or hurricane, which would you pick? Perhaps even more importantly, where would you go for shelter? While neither scenario is desirable, understanding the dangers of both malevolent maelstroms could help you survive either storm. When comparing disastrous weather events across the full spectrum of collateral…

Steel Tornado Protection from Freaky Weather

America no longer has the monopoly on destruction from tornadoes although gun violence is still an entirely different story. While the US has some of the most diverse microclimates in the world, other nations across the globe see their fair share of chaotic weather. Just take a recent tornado in China as case and point.…

How Does a Tornado Form?

Do you remember that sixth grade science experiment with those two liter bottles used to demonstrate the awesome power of a tornado? By filling one with water and taping the bottles together at the opening, your nerdy science teacher (with the pocket protector wide brimmed 80s glasses) could imitate the basic principles of a tornado…

Community Safe Rooms for Trailer Parks

Trailer parks and mobile homes are like steel coffins during a tornado. Without a solid foundation rooting them to the earth, mobile homes become easy targets for rampaging twisters. Park managers looking to optimize profit typically group these homes in proximity to one another, increasing the chances of death and destruction. Flimsy building materials make…

Four Amazon Drivers Sue Company Following December Tornado

No job is worth more than your life. Four disgruntled Amazon warehouse employees are taking this message to heart following last December’s tornado in Illinois. The storm destroyed a portion of the warehouse’s roof and they became trapped inside. As a result, four amazon drivers are now suing the company. The heart of the drivers’…

March Breaks Record For Most Tornadoes Nationwide

March was a busy month for storms as a record-breaking 218 tornadoes touched down nationwide. With most of the storms happening toward the end of the month, this record for most tornadoes is baffling to meteorologists. While March is typically a busy time of year for tornadoes, most tornadic activity is typically reserved for the…