Category: Weather

Happy New Year

Happy New Year – Welcome 2015!

With much to look forward to in 2015, The Red Guide to Recovery wishes you a very happy and safe new year! It is our pleasure and privilege to share helpful resources and tips to support your disaster preparedness and recovery efforts. With a cold winter season upon many of us, we hope you find…..

READ MORE »Posted on January 1st, 2015 in category: General, Weather

Tornado in the late evening sky

The 2.5 Mile Wide Tornado

As a recent online article shares the staggering news that the most recent tornadoes to hit Oklahoma were the largest on record, the latest was over two and a half miles wide. As reports indicate, it would not have looked like a twister in a recognizable form.  Nature always surprises, and reminds us that we…..

READ MORE »Posted on June 6th, 2013 in category: Tornados, Weather

Natural Disasters

2012 Worst Natural Disasters

It can be sobering to look back and see what types of disasters occurred in the past year.  The memories of disaster events may only be through images we saw in the news, or they may have touched our lives directly. 2012 was full of extremes, too much water or not enough, heatwaves and hurricanes. …..

READ MORE »Posted on February 14th, 2013 in category: General, Weather

Flood - Homes under water

Is flood damage covered by my insurance?

Homeowners do not often know if water damage is covered by their insurance policy until they need to know.  Some types of damage caused by water are covered in a homeowner policy, but a flood is generally not one of them. Check out these articles to find out more about flood coverage and what you…..

READ MORE »Posted on August 8th, 2012 in category: Flood, Insurance, Weather

Handling Harsh & Hostile Heat

Most people have endured high heat at some point, but it is an unbelievable reality for over 100 million people experiencing it at the same time.  At one point 4 million of those people were without power. Would you know what do to? With over 12 states posting excessive heat warnings, there are lots of…..

READ MORE »Posted on July 1st, 2012 in category: Weather