Ice Storm in Hendersonville
According to recent weather predictions, an ice storm is potentially on the way for Hendersonville and other cities in Sumner County. Just like any other storms, ice storms can be potentially dangerous for your business or home. Its important to have an emergency plan already in place. Here are some reasons why these types of storms can be dangerous or potentially deadly.
The Length of the Storm
Unlike a tornado or flash flood, and ice storm can last from days up to weeks. Once the ice is settled the temperature must heat up for the ice to start melting. Considering we are in the middle of winter the temperatures are expected to remain low.
Loss of Electricity
Once an ice storm hits its very common for the electricity to go out as well. Its important to make sure your generator is ready to go. If you don't have a generator make sure to have the proper food and flash lights available.
Little Amounts of Ice Still do Damage
All it takes is less then half an inch of ice to cause a damage. Trees can then start falling on powerlines, and roads become undriveable.
Make sure to take a quick trip to the grocery store to make sure you have enough food to last in case this upcoming ice storm is a bad one. GO ahead and compile a list of emergency contacts as well as charge your phone. Good luck!