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Studies Show Tornadoes and Severe Weather Are On The Rise

climate-changeIn recent years we have had some peculiar weather to say the least. Here in the mountains of North Carolina we experience strange shifts in the weather on a day to day basis; however, we rarely see tornadoes. Tornadoes have been increasing alongside severe weather systems in recent years, and it’s left the large majority of climatologists and scientists perplexed as to what the cause might be. In an article recently written for the Center For Climate and Energy Solutions climate change was listed as a possible culprit. However, the article also states that “the link between tornadoes and climate change is currently unclear.”It’s difficult to track tornadoes, due to their volatile nature, and ephemeral presence even as one of the most destructive elements of weather possible on our planet. Many tornadoes that have been speculated to have touched down in the United States have never been spotted, therefore they cannot be documented by the National Weather Service. Regardless, the article goes on to explain that “the building blocks for tornadoes — atmospheric instability and wind shear — will respond to global warming.” The frightening aspect of this statement–whether you believe in climate change or not–is the irrefutable fact that our planet has gotten warmer in recent years and is nearly guaranteed to continue on that course. This means more tornadoes that are fiercer, and more frequent than we’ve seen before in our country.

The news cycles recently have been consistently reporting tragic deaths due to severe storms and tornadoes in areas where families were not prepared. It’s a tragedy to see these things happen, knowing that if there was a plan than perhaps even a single life might have been saved. Family is all that is really important on this Earth, and herein the only thing worth protecting. At Elephant Safe Rooms, we want to give you the capability to survive freak storms, rogue tornadoes, or whatever else Mother Nature decides to throw our way in the coming years. We offer fully welded, bolt-together panelized, and below ground storm shelters. Our Safe Rooms come in many sizes and allow for however many members live in your household. If you need a small area to protect you and your family from a passing tornado, we can help you. If you live in an area that is frequently visited by hurricanes, we can help you. If you want a plan, and would like to have peace of mind in the coming years about you and your family’s safety than give us a call. At Elephant Safe Rooms we pride ourselves on customer service, and our ability to meet whatever your needs may be. Don’t hesitate, keep your loved ones safe and order a Safe Room from Elephant Safe rooms today.