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iAlert.com Weather Services For Business

 iAlert.com Weather Services for Business Workplace safety and business continuity is important to every business and organization, yet most companies do not properly plan for threatening weather that disrupts business effectiveness and employee safety. Every year severe weather causes billions of dollars … Read More…

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Hurricane Laura Social Media Storm Reports

Hurricane Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana around 1:00 am CDT on August 27, 2020 as a strong Category 4 storm with sustained of 150 mph he strongest land-falling system to reach the state of Louisiana in over 164 years.  Hurricane warnings also … Read More…

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Hurricane Laura to Make Landfall as a Major Hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico Early Thursday Morning

There is a danger of life-threatening storm surge with large dangerous waves producing potentially catastrophic damage from San Luis Pass, Texas, to the Mouth of the Mississippi River, including areas inside the Port Arthur Hurricane Flood Protection system.  This surge could penetrate up … Read More…

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August 2020 California Wildfires

In California, peak wildfire season typically occurs in September and October.  In 2020, August 15 marked the start of an unusual series of events in California that have morphed into dozens of out of control wildfires impacting the central and northern areas of … Read More…

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A Hurricane on Land: A Closer Look at the 2020 Iowa Derecho

“I never saw it coming.” On the morning and afternoon of August 10, 2020, the phrase “I never saw it coming” was uttered countless times by Iowans that went through one of the worst storms in the state’s lengthy history. As a cluster … Read More…

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Cloud Types

Looking at the clouds it may appear there are endless cloud types, however you may be surprised to know there are really only 4 core types.? From his Essay of the Modifications of Clouds (1803) Luke Howard divided clouds into three categories; cirrus, … Read More…

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Midland, MI: Devastation After The May 2020 Sanford Dam Breaks

Life in mid-Michigan will never be the same for many residents of Midland and Sanford after the rain-swollen Tittabawassee river breached the dams in Sanford and Edenville in May 2020. Thousands were evacuated, and officials were prompted to warn of life-threatening flooding. Matters … Read More…

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Hot Weather Survival Tips In Extreme Summer Heat

During hot weather in the extreme summer heat, keep informed by listening to local weather & news channels, monitor iAlert.com alert dashboard, and use common sense to protect yourself from the extreme summer heat.  Tips to keep you safe…. Pre-hydrate, hydrate, and rehydrate … Read More…

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How to Use the National Hurricane Center Cone Graphic

  The National Hurricane Center cone graphic shows the areas potentially being affected by the sustained winds of tropical storm force (in orange) and hurricane force (in red). The display is based on the wind radii contained in the latest Forecast/Advisory. Users are … Read More…

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