Midday Lifestyle Tip: Storm Safety

As severe weather continues to sweep across the region, it is important to

know how to stay safe from any potential hazards that may be caused by these

natural occurrences. School may be out, but here’s a lesson in storm safety!

It first is important to know the difference between a severe thunderstorm watch and a severe thunderstorm warning. A watch indicates the possibility of severe

weather; However, a warning will indicate that severe weather has already been

reported. This is where you should take precation against imminent dangers.


Preceding severe weather, the Red Cross advises that you discuss storm safety

with all members of your household and choose a safe hiding place in case of

a weather emergency. This safe place should be avoiding windows and glass

doors that could potentially be shattered by strong winds or hail.

As long as you’re protecting yourself on the inside, you should also arrange

care for the outside of your home. Make a list of items that should be bought insideand make trees and shrubbery more wind resistant by keeping them trimmed

and removing damaged branches.

As you’re cruising along jamming to WHUR, car safety is very important as well.

Be sure to listen to local weather updates and watch for signs of darkening skies, increased wind, and lightening. If dangerous weather persists, try to safely exit the roadway and park. Stay in the vehicle and turn on the emergency flashers until the heavy rain ends.

And lastly, for all those outsiders enjoying the activities of summer, try to postpone those outdoor activities if storms are likely to occur; however, if you happen to already be out in the elements and cannot reach a safe building, avoid high ground, water, tall isolated trees, and metals objects such as bleachers and fences.

Most importantly, be SMART, and be SAFE! For more information on thunderstorm safety and other natural disasters, visit http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/thunderstorm.

Triscina Grey

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Known for connecting with her audience with charm, style, and excitement, she is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after emcees for civic and social events throughout the DMV. Triscina’s radio show features music, entertainment , lifestyle and community affairs. Two of the most prominent segments during mid days are Triscina's signature “Message in the Midday,” which provides daily inspirational messages, and the very popular “Café‘96,” at noon where she serves up delicious “tasty tunes” listener's request. Her latest show addition ties in her desire to spread a healthy vibe to her fans. “Get Off Your Buns and Move” gets her faithful listener's enthusiastically dancing and moving to the music as a group! Triscina’s radio show features music, entertainment , lifestyle and community affairs. Triscina is a member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) . She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter (PGCAC). She is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Women Making a Difference Award from the Prince George’s County NAACP, Sorority-wide Sister II Sister Award, and the Masonic and the NAACP Leadership Awards from her home state of Connecticut. Triscina Grey is heard weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm on the Adult Mix, 96.3 WHUR.

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