Over the last 10 years, thunderstorms and lightning activity have caused 312 deaths in the U.S., 246 males and 66 females. 21% of those deadly strikes occurred on or near a body of water, either fishing, boating or some related activity. The problem is that these folks weren’t being careless or reckless, like many of […]
Effects of a Total Solar Eclipse on Galveston Bay">Effects of a Total Solar Eclipse on Galveston Bay
A very rare and spectacular occurrence is upon us, on August 21st, 2017, most of the U.S. will be in the direct path of a total solar eclipse, which hasn’t occurred in almost a century. The last time an eclipse was visible as a partial or total solar eclipse by the entire continental U.S. was […]
Resources for Boating Regulations This holiday weekend is a busy time out on the water. Recreational boaters from all walks of life will come out to enjoy the beaches, bays, lakes and waterways. It is this time when we must be most cautious. Intoxication, inexperience and oversight account for most on-the-water accidents during these summer […]
Between 2006 and 2016, 352 people were fatally struck by lightning in the United States. Nearly two thirds of those struck and killed by lightning were enjoying outdoor recreational activities when they were struck. There is a common misconception that golfers make up a large proportion of these deaths. But there’s another activity that involves […]
- Heat Advisory issued August 17 at 5:17AM CDT until August 17 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS...A Heat Advisory is in effect from Noon through 7 PM CDT... .Heat indices will climb to near 100 degrees by 10 AM CDT, then peaking in the afternoon with values ranging between 106 to 110 degrees. ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...