Posts Tagged ‘weather’

Stranded In an Urban or Wilderness Emergency: Now What?

Posted on May 17th, 2011 by brian

Winter roads

“What am I preparing for?”  As I see it there are five broad categories that capture most situations where a person may have to “survive” until rescued or until the weather conditions improve and the individual can rescue themselves.   The categories are: Becoming lost, being caught out after dark, becoming stranded, becoming ill or […]

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AVOID BECOMING A LIGHTNING CASUALTY

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

“Be proactive” DAYS BEFORE THE ACTIVITY Become aware of expected weather by listening to the extended weather forecasts. Decide on the criteria you will use to stop your outdoor activities and where and when to take shelter. DAY OF ACTIVITY Have a plan during outdoor activities for where and when to take shelter if lightning […]

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