WINTER STORM WARNING! The weather is not always predictable, as we know. When temperatures hover around freezing, rain can turn to sleet and sleet to snow. One inch of rain equals approximately ten inches of snow. In October of this year, the Black Hills of South Dakota had a storm system come … [Read more...] about SCP Preparedness Challenge – Winter Blizzard Power Outage
Given the horrific tornadoes a week ago that devastated Washington, IL and killed 8 people, I thought a post on tornado preparedness would be appropriate. I'm thinking that we all know where the safest place is in our homes to go in case of a tornado - basement, understairs, in the center of the … [Read more...] about SCP Preparedness Challenge – Tornado!
Winter is here in North America. For the next several weeks I would like to start off with a Winter Preparedness Challenge. But I need your help with real challenges we have all faced. This is YOUR site. Rourke provided the site at your request, and I'm his "help-mate", but I can only do so much. … [Read more...] about SCP Preparedness Challenge – Caught in a Blizzard in Your Car
Submitted by Veronica Hi Bev... Here is a real life challenge that I personally experienced and what started me prepping: There is construction going on in your neighborhood. You are woke up in the middle of the night by a loud bang and the house shakes. Within a few minutes you … [Read more...] about SCP Preparedness Challenge – Natural Gas Leak in Neighborhood
Submitted by John from Iowa: A National Geographic Show airing this Sunday! Documentary-style made for TV movie on what may happen if the power grid were sabotaged and America was with power for 10 days! Sunday, October 27, 2013 … [Read more...] about American Blackout TV Movie
Obtaining Gasoline (Post Disasters) By “The Coach” Editor At Large I was advised by my boss to report to work on the Sunday before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. I did not leave work until the Tuesday after Hurricane Katrina hit. However, I was then required to work 12 hour shifts daily … [Read more...] about Obtaining Gasoline (Post Disasters)