Weather Bomb Preparation & Bugging In
Weather bomb preparation and bugging in – are you kidding me? What the heck is a weather bomb? Does it go boom?
What Is a Weather Bomb
I’m going to call on my own friend, Wikipedia, to give us an explanation of just what a weather bomb is:
Explosive cyclogenesis (also referred to as a weather bomb, meteorological bomb, explosive development, or bombogenesis) refers in a strict sense to a rapidly deepening extratropical cyclonic low-pressure area. To enter this category, the central pressure of a depression at 60° latitude is required to decrease by 24 mb (hPa) or more in 24 hours.
This is a predominantly maritime, winter event, but also occurs in continental settings. This process is the extratropical equivalent of the tropical rapid deepening.
Just in the last few days, I’ve been hearing another term for a weather bomb which is a ‘cyclone’ bomb.
What Does It Mean?
Generally depending on where you live, a weather bomb can make it very, very cold – like REALLY cold. Or, if you live in some states (like Arizona), it might get warmer than usual.
Does it mean you should prepare for global cooling? Maybe. Then again…
Weather Bomb Preparation?
Now let’s take a look at some of the things you can do to prepare for a weather bomb.
2. Get lots of blankets to stay warm.
3. Keep your ear tuned to weather stations that give regular updates on the status of the storm and where it is.
4. Don’t go out in the storm to take selfies or anything else.
5. Make sure flashlights and lanterns are fully charged and that you have plenty of batteries for those that are not solar.
6. Stock up on food and water.
7. Bring your pets indoors (Don’t forget food and water for them).
8. Have a bug in bag (BIB)
I do a lot of reading, so when I see some good advice that I can share with my readers, I share it. Survival Frog has an excellent article that I believe you will enjoy.
A bug in bag can be crucial to your success in a critical situation; after all, it keeps your most important survival tools in one place, and the bag makes it easy to transport around the house.
Well, that’s all for now. If you’re in the cold country, bundle up. It’s coming! And, most importantly, prepare to bug in. To be prepared is to survive.
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