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Grand Isle, LA – RV

Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana on August 29, 2021, as a Category 4 hurricane. This hurricane hit with 140+ sustained winds and significant storm surge...

Damage to a home in FL caused by Hurricane Ian
Southwest FL – ERT

Hurricane Ian struck Florida on September 27, 2022, as a Category 4 hurricane. With the wind speed of just short of a Category 5 storm, Hurricane Ian...

New build in McAllen TX
McAllen, TX – RV

In June 2018, a sudden severe storm dumped heavy rains on the mesas north of McAllen, TX, and swept into the tributaries to the Rio Grande River....

Volunteers cutting lumber outdoors on a cold day
Dawson Springs, KY

From December 10-11, 2021, a major tornado outbreak occurred in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Kentucky. This outbreak is the deadliest on record...

Volunteer working with a saw outside
Bastrop, TX

On March 21, 2022, Bastrop County was hit by severe weather including a tornado, which passed south and east of the City of Elgin. Severe and tornadic...

New home under construction in Welsh, LA. The new RV project location
Welsh, LA – RV

Hurricane Laura struck Louisiana on August 26, 2020 as a Category 4 hurricane. This hurricane was the tenth-strongest U.S. hurricane landfall by wind...

Hurley, VA damage after august 2021 folding wen through the area
Hurley, VA

On August 31, 2021, a flash flood of over 6 inches of rain created mudslides and flooding that destroyed 60 houses and damaged 200 other houses in the...

Eastern KY

On July 28, 2022, torrential rains hit Eastern Kentucky, washing out homes and roads forcing people to seek shelter on rooftops. 37 people reported...