Safety

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  • Prepare for the Next Sandy
    Last week, on the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Governor Malloy announced the creation of the Connecticut Shoreline Resiliency Fund. This fund is for state residents...
  • Get Ready for More Frequent Storms
    While back to back years have seen tropical systems impact the Northeast, there has still not yet been a direct hurricane landfall in Connecticut since 1985. Are we overdue? Are...
  • Hurricane - Be Ready, Be Informed!
    You look outside and see a gorgeous day with the sun shining, and yet there are reports that a hurricane may be headed in your direction. Time has passed, and the Hurricane Watch...
  • Power Outage Prevention
    Power outages are often caused by tree damage. United Illuminating wants you to know that they are constantly working to help. Preventative measures taken to avoid outages: Investing...
  • Storm Surge 101
    We often hear the term storm surge during hurricanes and other large storms, but what is storm surge? A storm surge is a high flood of water caused by wind and low pressure. It...
  • Did Weather Cause the Crash?
    **Correction: In the video above, I mention that the convective line was moving from east to west...it was moving from west to east** While at this point, it's just speculation...
  • High Wind Safety Tips
    What To Do When High Winds Are Expected: High winds are usually associated with storms but there are times that the passing of a storm may cause for a windy day. It is important...
  • Preparing for the Big One
    Erin CoxNEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) -- Heavy rain always has the potential to cause problems at power substations. With that in mind, United Illuminating is trying to take preventative...
  • “When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!”
    Lightning is a killer. A friend of our sister, was killed when they were on a golf course and took shelter in a small shed. I was told the tree next to her was struck and it was...
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