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Earthquake Earthquake: a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earth’s surface. They are one of the most unpredictable natural events. When you arrive at your RV Park before an earthquake take a look around the area where your RV is set up. Identify safe areas. …

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Flash Flood

Flash Flood Most campers will not have any problems with a little rain and getting wet is a part of the camping experience. Rains can be a serious danger to campers. Campers travel to or from by car or motorized on non-motorized motor home.  Flash floods can be just as dangerous as thunderstorm. People died …

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Hail Hail from a thunderstorm can be dangerous. High winds within the thunderclouds whip particles up and down through various temperatures. At low levels, they pick up moisture. At high elevations, the moisture that has accumulated on particles freezes. As they grow heavy enough, they fall into warmer, moist air and pick up more moisture. …

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Lightning Don’t stand under or near large objects, like tall trees. Lightning is more likely to hit something tall. A person can conduct electricity much better than air can; therefore lightning can travel through you to reach the ground. Hiking on the trail during a thunderstorm is not a wise thing to do if you …

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