Safety

Storm Readiness Tips for Homeowners
  • Winter Weather Preparedness
    As we enter the winter of 2013, there are some things you should keep in mind.  This topic may be repetitive, but some of these "tips" are crucial to your safety and even...
  • Dangers of Storm Chasing
    The Tornado Outlook issued by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) earlier this morning. It looks like a particularly dangerous severe weather outbreak with numerous tornadoes will...
  • Winter Driving Safety/Survival
    When winter weather strikes, you should do your best to stay off the roads and preferably stay at home. But what happens if you get stuck at work or on the interstate? Sometimes...
  • Brush Fire Season is at Full Force!
    It's Inevitable, the season for Brush/Forest fires is upon us and already we've seen numerous forest fires in our state. The drought situation we are in is definitely...
  • 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...
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