Recalling the Recent Past… Preparing for a Rough Ride Ahead

When you look back at the past three years, what thoughts enter your mind? 

I hope you’ve celebrated some personal joys such as anniversaries, the birth of children or grandchildren, and maybe even retirement.

But it’s hard to overlook the turmoil in the world that has impacted all of us in some way.

Many Americans have had a very rough go of it since early 2020. The pandemic may have made them ill or stolen loved ones from them. 

Extreme weather or wildfires might have damaged their homes. Inflation, including rising food prices, may have set them back financially. Water contaminations could have involved additional expenses and inconveniences. 

Preparing for the Future is Key

Before I expand upon some of the recent serious problems that have affected us these last few years, I want to remind you that preparedness is the key.

Yes, I realize you’ve heard that from us many times before. But just looking at the disasters that have occurred and how many people found themselves without power, sufficient amounts of food and clean water tells us how important being ready is.

Because many of the problems we’ve encountered recently are bound to repeat themselves. As an example, it’s been a quiet hurricane season so far, but historically hurricane seasons peaks mid-September and weather experts are predicting an uptick at any time. 

In a moment I’ll let you know a great way to get prepared for just about any eventuality with just one decision.     

Pandemic Invaded Our Shores

National Preparedness Month has launched. It’s a good time to remind ourselves of recent and current events that make preparing for an uncertain future necessary.

Number one on just about everyone’s list for unforeseen events has been the COVID-19 pandemic. After reaching our shores in late 2019 and then exploding in 2020, it has affected all our lives.

The coronavirus infected more than 90 million Americans. And killed over 1 million. It resulted in countless job losses. And seriously damaged the economy.

As more and more people became ill, COVID also disrupted the supply chain. For just about every product imaginable. We’ve all seen lengthy delays in orders we’ve placed, along with extreme inflation & food scarcity.   

Extreme Weather Wore Us Out

Of course, extreme weather has also caused incredible amounts of damage over the past three years. As well as loss of life.

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was horrendous. It produced 30 named storms (the most on record) and 13 hurricanes. Including six major hurricanes.All told in 2020 there were 22 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters.

In 2021, the big weather event was the Deep South freezeout. Texas and other states faced frigid temperatures. The combination of blizzards, ice storms and tornadoes resulted in hundreds of deaths. And lengthy power outages.

The big story so far this year has been heat waves. Record temperatures have been seen in many places. Adding to drought conditions and destroying the livelihoods of some farmers. 

Wildfires Scorched Our Land 

The year 2020 was also a record-setting wildfire year in California. And caused considerable damage in seven other western states. More than 9,000 fires in the Golden State resulted in the torching of nearly 4.4 million acres.

The 2021 wildfire season brought more of the same devastation. The U.S. experienced some 45,000 fires, scorching 5.6 million acres of land.  

This summer, the McKinney Fire spread to more than 60,000 acres. Mainly in and around the Klamath National Forest near the California-Oregon border. 

The fire claimed at least four lives and nearly 100 homes. More than 2,000 people evacuated.

Floodwaters Engulfed Our Homes

About six weeks ago, floodwaters resulted from 8 to 10.5 inches of rainfall in 48 hours. 

They resulted in 37 deaths and severe property damage in eastern Kentucky. Parts of Virginia and West Virginia were also affected. Water contaminations followed.

The common denominator with natural and manmade disasters is power outages. This becomes increasingly true as our electrical grids grow older. 

The worst year yet for power outages in the U.S.? You guessed it – 2020. But the last two years have been no picnic. 

In 2021, Winter Storm Uri and Hurricane Ida produced millions of blackouts. Heat waves and storms this year have also rendered the grid vulnerable. 

Patriot Platinum Survival Package to the Rescue

Now, there’s something to be said for making preparations over a number of years. But wouldn’t it also be nice to have a one-stop-shop for ultimate peace of mind? Well, it’s here – your all-in-one survival package.

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