microburst

What is a Microburst?

When returning home last night from a safe room installation in Mountain Brook, a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, I experienced what I’m pretty sure was a Microburst. It was dark and I had about an hour drive home, when I noticed the lightening in the distance. This didn’t seem so unusual to me because we…

Tornado Warning Signs

Here are 10 less familiar warning signs and tips for preparing once a tornado is imminent: Know the difference between a tornado watch and a warning. A watch means tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area, the Red Cross reports. A warning means a tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar.…