• Felix Egholm posted an update 2 months ago

    Some thunderstorms dissipate and that’s the end of the story. However, many pickup strength and wind speed. When these storm systems continue developing and winds have reached 40 miles per hour, they are then designated as tropical storms and given a name from the National Hurricane Center.Once a storm is named, it isn’t necessary destined to…[Read more]

  • Felix Egholm posted an update 2 months ago

    Tidal surges cause the most death and destruction in hurricanes.We live inland where cities do not get the tidal surges. However, significant rain events will cause localized flooding. Heavy rains will cause localized problems with power, food and possible health risks after the storm passes. We do not live on the coast so we will not consider…[Read more]

  • Felix Egholm posted an update 2 months ago

    The deadliest storm ever was the 1900 storm that hit Galveston, Texas. The unnamed storm was a category 4 storm that killed over 800 people. Unfortunately there were no safeguards set up like radar so Galveston was hit with the full force of 140 miles per hour sustained winds. Millions of dollars in damage was caused by this storm surge which…[Read more]

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