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Hurricane Preparedness – Build a Go Bag or Go Kit

The 2018 Hurricane season officially begins today and the forecast from Colorado State University calls for a slightly above-average outlook with a total of 14 named storms (we’ve already had the first named storm), seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes expected. … Continue reading

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Welcome Summer Solstice – In The Summertime

Happy Summer Solstice. Here’s Mungo Jerry and their only hit song in the U.S. from 1970, In The Summertime.

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Baby, The Rain Must Fall

Here in Oklahoma City we’re about to be walloped by remnants of Tropical Storm Bill. Normally, this would not be a problem but OKC is still reeling from flooding and straight-line winds in May (which is why I’m here) and … Continue reading

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Severe Holiday Weather Alert

Reports are that severe weather over the holidays will affect ground and air traffic, so be especially careful during your travels.

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It Was 10 Years Ago Today – Hurricane Charley

Ten years ago today Hurricane Charley struck the western coast of south Florida with winds in excess of 135 mph and 6 hours later barreled its way up into Orlando with winds of 100 mph when it hit our neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Hurricane Charley, 2004

Since this Sunday is the official start of the 2014 Hurricane Season (are YOU prepared?) I thought it would be appropriate to post this photo from the morning after Hurricane Charley slammed Florida and our neighborhood in Orlando a decade … Continue reading

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Tornado Safe Rooms

If you live in an area prone to tornadoes and you doubt the usefulness of a safe room, take a look at this photo one of our photographers shot a couple of days after the EF4 tornado left a trail … Continue reading

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When Will Winter End?

For my friends to the North who may identify with this video and enjoy the lyrics and music adapted from Simon & Garfunkel’s “Sounds of Silence” hit.    

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We Should Stop Calling It “Global Warming”

While scientifically the term “Global Warming” is an accurate and true description of what is undeniably happening, too many people like the parents depicted in this cartoon (or the U.S. Senator who thought he was being clever yesterday when he … Continue reading

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Will This Tyranny Never End?

A little bit of humor this morning mixing the uproar about the unusually cold weather here in Central Florida with the ridiculous mantra of the Teabaggers.

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