September is National Preparedness Month

Sep 1, 2016  |  Midland Marketing  |  NOAA, Weather Radios

Remove the stigma of paranoia from preparedness. Preparedness means confidence. Confidence means peace of mind. Your family's preparedness plan can be put together in a single afternoon. No one ever thinks about disaster striking their home or town, but it's important to have the confidence of being ready. September is…

How To Prepare For A Hurricane

Aug 25, 2016  |  Midland Marketing  |  NOAA, Weather Radios

American southern states as far west as Texas, even all the way up as far north as New England face the threat of tropical weather from July through November. The official start of hurricane season in the Atlantic is June 1, but as the summer fades into fall, the threat of severe tropical weather looms large for millions…

MIDLAND® TO PROVIDE TOTAL SOLUTION FOR EMERGENCY PREP WITH NEW E+READY™ SERIES

Sep 9, 2015  |  -Perrito1  |  Press Releases, Two-Way Radios, Weather Radios

The U.S. has more severe weather than anywhere else on earth. More than 1,200 tornados hit the U.S. every year and hurricanes can stretch for thousands of miles, leaving people without power for days at a time — and most importantly — life-threatening situations caused by the devastation. In addition, 70,000 wildfires…

ER200 EMERGENCY CRANK RADIO: FOR WHEN THE RIGHT GEAR MATTERS

May 12, 2015  |  -Perrito1  |  Weather Radios

Compact Radio with Weather Alert, Flashlight and Multiple Sustainable Power Sources is a Must-Have for Every Outdoor Enthusiast Be prepared. It’s the mantra of backpackers, campers and survivalists alike – and, it all starts with the right equipment. More than just a radio, the ER200 Compact Emergency Crank Weather…

How to Choose the Right Weather Radio for You

May 6, 2015  |  Midland Marketing  |  Weather Radios

Undoubtedly, you've heard the term weather band and weather alert radios before, and though many people group them together, they are very different. Both types do use the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radio network, which is why many weather radios have the NOAA logo on the box. NOAA does…

DEVASTATED NEBRASKA TOWN GETS A LIFE-CHANGING GIFT

Apr 23, 2015  |  -Perrito1  |  Weather Radios

Only ten months ago on the evening of June 16, twin EF4 tornados with wind speeds up to 200mph devastated the town of Pilger, Nebraska, killing two, injuring 20 others and destroying over 60 homes and businesses. To warn of severe weather in the future, the Salvation Army partnered with Midland Radio to give a free weather…

4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Lightning Storms

Apr 10, 2015  |  -Perrito1  |  Weather Radios

When a severe thunderstorm rolls in, lightning strikes can be a dangerous threat. Powerful lightning strikes can hit trees, bodies of water, vehicles, and even buildings. Lightning can cause power outages, damage to structures, and possibly serious injury. Understanding lightning risks is an important part of thunderstorm…

Weather Alert Radios vs. Cell Phones

Apr 10, 2015  |  -Perrito1  |  Weather Radios

For as much as we have come to rely on our cell phones for news and information, cell towers and networks are extremely vulnerable. This susceptibility comes from various threats ranging from solar flares and software glitches to storm-toppled cell towers and long power outages. Superstorm Sandy is an example of just how…

Severe Weather is Coming: What You Should Do Now to Get Ready

Apr 10, 2015  |  -Perrito1  |  Midland, Weather Radios

Know what to do, where to go, and have supplies on hand for when severe weather strikes. Not only could being prepared keep your family more comfortable should a storm cause widespread or local damage, but it could also save lives. Make sure you have a way to stay informed in case the power goes out and cell phone…

10 Need-To-Know Weather Warnings and Watches

Apr 9, 2015  |  -Perrito1  |  Weather Radios

A watch is issued when weather or atmospheric conditions are conducive for a severe weather event to develop. A trick to remember what a watch means is to think you’re watching out for something. Watches are important but not as urgent as warnings. A good time to review your severe weather safety plan for home or business is…