Safety

Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season
  • Firework Danger
    Wow, it's the fourth of July already!  And you know what that means, yep, fireworks.  However, fireworks are very dangerous, ALL fireworks in fact.  About 20% of...
  • Flash Flood Safety
    There is weather safety information all over. There are pamphlets and internet sites and talks. I thought it might be a good thing to put a little information on different weather...
  • Power When Summer Demand Peaks
    Ahh, summertime. The long, hot days and warm, muggy nights. The sound of crickets, air conditioners and pool pumps. In terms of power consumption, summer is our biggest season...
  • 90's Return
    It seems like the hot weather is finally going to make a comeback on Connecticut. Temps are predicted to go into the 90's, so it's important to remember these tips. If you have...
  • The Danger of Mulch Fires
    "Only you can prevent forest fires"...if you're a child of the 70s or 80s you've heard this a million times from Smokey the Bear, but what about mulch fires? Mulch fires begin...
  • How to Stay Cool in the Heat
    Click to zoom in...image courtesy of Lin Television.
  • Flash Flood Safety
    Alright, alright, you’re thinking, who cares, I know how to swim. Well you’d be blown away if you saw the power behind rushing water. We’re talking flooding here,...
  • Stay Current During the Storm with UI's Social Media
    With foul weather in the forecast, social media sites are a great way to find out the latest from UI. During storms and other outage events, these sites provide regular updates...
  • Storm Chasing a Sport?
    When I used to watch Storm Chasers on Discovery. I often noticed how the teams were most times out on their own with little or no other traffic. There were a few times, however, that...
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