Kate Wilhelm

December 12, 2022

Does the Weather Affect Air Quality?

What makes air quality hard to control is that multiple factors influence it. And while you have a certain degree of control over some, you can't impact others. Weather is one factor that directly and indirectly impacts air quality. Woefully, there's not much you can do about it but try to lower effects when it comes to IAQ.
November 29, 2022

Can Air Conditioning Make You Sick?

long with summer come unbearably hot days when the thermometer seems to indicate impossible temperatures. For short periods when you’re outside, dressed in breezy clothes, with […]
November 28, 2022

Hurricane vs. Tornado vs. Cyclone: Know the Difference

When the NOAA issues a weather alert, you know it can't be something good. But out of all alerts broadcasted, hurricanes, tornados, and cyclones are surely the scariest. Learn here what differentiates these storms and what you should do to be safe when a warning is issued for any of them.
November 21, 2022

How to Use an NOAA Weather Alert Radio – Broadcast Frequencies and Alerts Explained

Knowing in the nick of time when disaster strikes can be a real lifesaver. The NOAA weather alert radio serves the specific purpose of notifying you when hazardous weather events are imminent so that you know and follow the emergency plan you have set in place for particular events. Here is more about these useful devices, namely how to use them and what their alerts stand for.
November 18, 2022

Heatwave: Tips to Manage Extreme Heat at Home

Temperatures are steadily increasing because of global warming, and we can best see this result through the neverending string of heatwaves hitting us each year. Luckily, with proper preparations, you can make your home a safe space against the torrid heat. You just have to learn how, and this is what I plan to teach you in this article.
November 15, 2022

Difference Between Tornado Watch and Warning

When the NWS or NOAA issues tornado watches and warnings, you must react to them accordingly to stay out of harm's way. But first things first, you must understand what differentiates them and what type of action each of them calls for. This is what I want to cover here, so read the article to stay safe in the event of a tornado.
November 14, 2022

Strategies to Reduce Outdoor Air Pollution

The fact that we are surrounded by polluted air is not news anymore. But if each of us pitches in, we can reduce outdoor air pollution. It just takes making a few key changes that aren't all that drastic to positively impact the environment and make our planet safer for us to live on.
November 12, 2022

Strategies to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

With the right battle plan, you can win the fight against indoor air pollution. With the information I provide in this article, I want to provide you with the assistance you need to be victorious and finally breathe clean air when you are at home. So if you care for your health, make sure that you put these strategies into application.
November 10, 2022

Severe Thunderstorm Safety Rules – What to Do Before, During, and After

Severe thunderstorms occur approximately 10,000 times per year in the United States. For you to stay safe when dealing with this extreme weather event, you have to know what to do before, during, and after it takes place. And this is what I want to go over in today's article, so read up to get properly informed on the matter.