If you leave: Evacuation routes

  There are plenty of benefits to living by the water – in good weather. However, in the event of catastrophic conditions it is important to…

Hurricane season: Different storm types

What is a Tropical Depression? Just north of the equator during the late summer and early fall, tropical waves move from east to west. These…

If you stay: Home disaster kit

If you choose to stay home when a tropical system is approaching and/or after it hits, here are some helpful tips from 10 On Your Side.

Preparing for a power outage

Power outages are common when tropical systems hit. There are several steps you can take in advance to be ready for a major storm. If You Lo…

Securing your boat during a hurricane

Securing A Boat Ashore Boats stored ashore are far more likely to be saved than boats stored in the water. For many boat owners and marinas,…

Storm surge and flooding

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – Storm surge is a major problem associated with strong, tropical systems. Storm surge is a forced rise in the wat…