Storms frighten me. You never know what damage they’ll bring. In the past several weeks there have been quite a few intense thunderstorms rolling through. I see and hear about all of the destruction they have caused in my hometown and the surrounding areas. Downed trees and power lines have become a common occurrence.
The other day I was thinking about all the things I was told growing up. Stay indoors, cars are the safest place to be, do not use or touch anything that is metal or plugged into an electrical socket, unplug everything from electrical sockets, stay away from windows, don’t use running water or the house phone, etc. [Read more...]