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When Tornadoes Strike Without Warning

Just yesterday morning, three twisters struck Northern Texas. The residents did not receive an alert of the tornadoes arrival. Homes were destroyed by tornadoes, and multiple people were injured and hospitalized. The tornadoes came early in the morning, before most were even awake. The storms came through Johnson County, and caused extensive property damage. This…

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Above Ground Tornado Shelters

When preparing for disaster, it’s important to ask all the questions. Number one, which safe room is right for me? There’s a common misconception that the best option is an underground bunker. It’s true that being underground creates many natural barriers between the safe room and danger. However, above ground tornado shelters are extremely safe…

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Storm Damage

Our Area Was Hit With a Severe Storm

We always attempt to explain to our customers that just because tornadoes don’t frequently hit your area, it doesn’t mean that they won’t eventually. The county just down the mountain from our headquarters was recently hit by a severe storm, knocking out power to around twenty-two thousand customers of Duke Power. The schools were closed…

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Wester Carolina Mountains

Our Local Area Was Hit By a Tornado

Just this past weekend, our area was hit with a severe storm that left 10,000 residents without power. Many believe the common misconception that the foothills, mountains, and farther inland from the shore are safe from tropical storms and tornadoes. This is false. Every state in the country has been hit with a tornado, it’s…

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