Three of the past four years have set wildfire records for acres burned, damaged and destroyed structures, and even deaths. To address the increasing risks to life, property, and the environment, the United States Geological Survey released a new strategy to use science, research, and technology to better address fire risks before, during, and after […]
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Welcome to RedZone, Sarah Stillman – Our new Agile Project Manager! RedZone is pleased to announce our newest hire, Sarah Stillman, who will be serving as our Agile Project Manager.
Below are summaries from the National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook, provided by the National Interagency Fire Center, for the period of January 2021 through April 2021. The full outlook can be located here.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for much of the Southern California region from today around 1800 hours through Saturday around 2200 hours PST. A moderate to strong Santa Ana event will impact the area with winds gusting up to 65 mph and relative humidity as low as 5%. These conditions, […]
Boulder, CO, 08/03/2020 RedZone is pleased to announce that Kwong Yau has joined the company as the organization’s new Director of Risk Products. Kwong comes from the insurance industry and brings forth an immeasurable amount of industry knowledge and experience. Kwong, who holds a Master In Science from Villanova University, began a +20 year […]
Boulder, CO, 07/06/2020 RedZone is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Wood as the organization’s next Director of Software Development. Matt brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and experience in software development. With over two-decades of software and development experience, Matt has built and led numerous development and engineering teams across […]
Tropical Storm Bertha Just a couple weeks following Tropical Storm Arthur forming off the Atlantic coast, another storm system formed off the coast of South Carolina. Prior to formation, the storm caused flooding in Florida after dumping almost 15 inches of rain over Miami.
Though Covid-19 dominates the news cycle these days, it is important to be aware of the other threats facing Americans as we move into Spring. Today we will be talking Tornadoes, which have already caused some deadly damage this year ahead of the peak season. As of this writing, 34 people have already lost their […]
In the United States, effective systems are in place to help us plan for, respond to, evacuate from, and cope with dangerous and difficult emergency events. Traditionally in the late twentieth century, mass media (television and radio) were relied upon to inform the general public of impending or ongoing dangerous situations. Previously, older technology like sirens were utilized for warning […]
Despite 2020 starting with several large earthquakes in Puerto Rico and Jamaica, we wanted to revisit the major global earthquakes of 2019 in a sort of “year in review”. The year compared similarly to the 20 year average, with some standout large and destructive earthquakes.