Tag Archives: National Weather Service

RV Severe Weather Safety Tips

Severe weather can happen at any time, anywhere. Being prepared to act quickly could be a matter of survival. Knowing what to do before, during, and following severe weather is a critical part of being prepared and may make all … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Awareness Day

With early November marking by the first onslaught of winter weather in most parts of the US, many states proclaim a Winter Weather Awareness Day. This offers a good opportunity to think about and prepare for adverse winter weather. Each … Continue reading

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Track the Weather

The skies were clear when you left home or RV Park, but a few hours later the skies over the Interstate turned dark and ominous. Suddenly, rain starts pouring down in buckets and you can hardly see. A flashing road … Continue reading

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Wind Flips High Profile Vehicles

Strong gusty winds caused problems for RVers, truckers, electrical crews, and even buildings in the Dakotas for the past two days (Wednesday and Thursday, October 17 and 18), has finally moved on. According to the National Weather Service, strong northwest … Continue reading

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Why Worry About Thunderstorms?

A thunderstorm affects a relatively small area when compared to a hurricane or a winter storm. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts an average of 30 minutes. Despite their small size, ALL thunderstorms are dangerous! Every … Continue reading

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Lightning: What You Need to Know

Before heading out in your recreational vehicle, ensure you have a plan and know what to do if you encounter severe weather. Summer is the peak season for one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena— lightning. But don’t be fooled, … Continue reading

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