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Wind Damage

2/22/2023 (Permalink)

What should you do if you have windy conditions in your area? Take cover next to a building or under a shelter. Stand clear of roadways or train tracks, as a gust may blow you into the path of an on oncoming vehicle. Use handrails where available on outdoor walkways and avoid other elevated areas such as roofs without adequate railing. Watch for flying debris. How do you prepare for windy conditions? you can start by trimming branches away from your house and power lines. Secure loose gutters and shutters. Identify an interior room of your house, such as a basement or interior bathroom, that you can take shelter in during high wind warnings. High sided vehicles are most affected by windy weather, but strong gusts can also blow a car, cyclist, motorcyclist or horse ride off course. This can happen on open stretches of road exposed to strong crosswinds, or when passing bridges or gaps in hedges. Fun Facts about windy conditions you may ask? The fastest winds in the world are found inside tornadoes, where winds speeds can reach more than 250 miles per hour. The wind shapes the planet we live on, in the process of erosion. Winds can be known as a breeze, a gale, a storm or hurricane winds. Meteorologists use barometers to measure air pressure. If you ever have windy damage to your home you should be sure to call SERVPRO and we will take care our you make your damage "Like it never even Happened"

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