Monday evening, residents were faced with evacuating their homes in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Tropical Storm Isaac is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane over the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
As Tropical Storm / Hurricane Isaac approaches the Gulf of Mexico, it's a good time to acquaint or refresh yourself on storm-related swimming pool and yard safety, no matter where you live. If you have a friend or relative who lives in an area that may be affected by the hurricane, send them a link to this list of helpful articles on preparing your pool and yard before a hurricane or storm.
There's also information on what to do after the storm hits.