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What is Wind Chill Temperature - & Tips & Info.

Wind chill temperature is how cold people and animals feel when outside. It is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by wind and cold. As the wind increases, it draws heat from the body, driving down skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature. Simply put, the wind makes it… Read more »

Tornado Warning: Understanding the Alerts - & Tips & Info.

Central Georgia residents please use precaution as storms in the area are capable of producing strong winds and heavy rain. A Tornado warning has been issued for 49 counties in Georgia. Tornado Watch vs Warning Tornado Watch – A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms and multiple tornadoes… Read more »

2010 Winter Weather Forecast - & Tips & Info.

We have finally started to see some cold temperatures with parts of NC expecting snowfall this week. Make sure you are prepared this winter. Disaster One offers several programs to help you prepare for emergency situations. Contact us to learn more about our Initial Response Program and Emergency Preparedness Binders to help you plan for… Read more »

If Your Pipes Freeze… - & Tips & Info.

Simple Tips to Save You Time and Money 1) Know where to find the main shut off valve to your home. If you turn on your faucets and nothing comes out, leave the faucet turned on and call a plumber. If you detect that your water pipes have frozen and burst, turn off the water… Read more »

Tornado Watch: Safety Tips - & Tips & Info.

A tornado watch was issued for all of the metro Atlanta and north Georgia area just after 5:30am Monday. A watch means that isolated tornadoes are possible. Please take necessary precautions as storms are capable of damaging winds, hail, tremendous downpours and lightning. Know the signs of a tornado: Strong, persistnet rotation in the cloud… Read more »

Hurricane Season 2010 Scoreboard - & Tips & Info.

As you can see, after a slow start to the season, we are now trending above average when tallying up the number of named storms and hurricanes. Will Gaston be next?

Continuing Education Opportunity - & Tips & Info.

Disaster One takes pride in our leadership position in the field of property restoration. Industry leaders stay on the cutting edge of development and technology by maintaining certifications and affiliations with industry organizations that focus on procedure standardization, tools and strategies from the industry. On June 29th we will hold a Continuing Education Seminar on… Read more »

Hurricane In June? - & Tips & Info.

June 1 is the start of the Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season; however, tropical activity tends to remain light during the month of June. Of course expectations are always the rule, but we can look at trends since reporting began in 1886 to help determine tropical activity. Since 1886, records indicate that there have only been… Read more »

Storm Damage - & Tips & Info.

Currently we are experiencing heavy wind and rains with the potential for tornadoes. High Point, NC has already reported activity and damage and other areas and under warnings. Please call us if we can help in the event of storm damage. Our team is available 24/7! Call today 800.277.4787. Please use precaution during these storms.

Time Change - & Tips & Info.

Hello Everyone, Well the weekend is almost upon us! Please remember we are available 24/7 (even on weekends) to assist in the event of an emergency. Call us a 800.277.4787. Don’t forget to change your clocks this weekend! We all loose an hour of sleep.