Poll

Scary Mother Nature

What potential natural disaster are you most concerned about?

Wildfire
23%
55
Hurricanes
12%
28
Tornadoes
43%
102
Volcanic eruptions
2%
5
Earthquakes
8%
18
Flooding
4%
10
Other (please specify)
8%
19

Total votes cast: 237

Comments & Write-in Answers

really its seems all the above are disasters

6/25/2012 10:34:23 PM

severe hail

6/25/2012 6:23:39 PM

big storms that knock out power for several days and make it difficult to water horses fire is the w

6/25/2012 3:20:30 PM

blizzards

6/25/2012 11:35:33 AM

I do not know if it is safer to leave the animals out or put them in the barn.

6/25/2012 11:25:34 AM

We're near tonado alley. We had one here 3 years ago, about 6 miles from my barn.

6/23/2012 4:42:21 PM

I have more horses than I have room for in my horsetrailer.

6/22/2012 4:42:20 PM

lightening

6/22/2012 12:26:29 PM

Wildfire is the only possibility where I live in reality.

6/22/2012 12:05:23 PM

High winds and lightning potentially leading to fire or collapse of the barn scare me.

6/22/2012 11:33:44 AM

Prolonged freezing - water pipes freeze up, ground very hard and no grass

6/22/2012 5:15:03 AM

I know what to do in a hurricane, but tornadoes scare me the most.

6/21/2012 10:24:00 PM

Several natural disaters concern me, no one in paticular.

6/21/2012 6:42:30 PM

We live in the Pacific "Ring of Fire", so the potential is real.

6/21/2012 6:33:28 PM

Tornado -one went 1/8 mile by the farm

6/21/2012 6:08:04 PM

Fire as result of lightning strike

6/21/2012 3:23:05 PM

in the midwest - tornados are the main natural danger as opposed to the others listed.

6/21/2012 10:11:29 AM

live in huuricane prone SE TX, but at least forecasters can provide ample warning for hurricanes.

6/21/2012 9:03:52 AM

barn fires are the scariest

6/21/2012 8:57:48 AM

Lightning storms...risk of fire.

6/21/2012 1:28:50 AM

Tornadoes

6/20/2012 10:54:14 PM

tsunami

6/20/2012 10:02:00 PM

In our new home, wildfires pose a real danger. My concern is when to evacuate our horses.

6/20/2012 9:06:26 PM

Noreasters

6/20/2012 8:56:54 PM

Snow storms which cut the electricity.

6/20/2012 1:56:26 PM

Tornadoes are our biggest threat

6/20/2012 12:03:19 PM

evil cold hearted people

6/20/2012 10:55:02 AM

tornadoes, lightning, and ice storms

6/20/2012 9:17:42 AM

This is our #1 threat in the Midwest

6/20/2012 8:29:07 AM

Lightening. I live in the lightening capital of the United States, Florida.

6/20/2012 8:17:03 AM

Hurricanes are the only problem in our area; associated high winds are the concern

6/20/2012 7:46:22 AM

LIghtning strike on the barn--the potential for a barn fire terrifies me.

6/19/2012 7:10:54 PM

Altho in the desert,brush and scrub trees that pose a fire risk; we have cleared our prop of both

6/19/2012 5:51:58 PM

dry desert grassland and high winds equals disaster waiting to happen

6/19/2012 5:18:36 PM

although fires are always a problem

6/19/2012 4:25:55 PM

drought

6/19/2012 3:41:38 PM

Living in the sierras is our biggest fear fires!

6/19/2012 10:40:10 AM

ZOMBIES

6/19/2012 9:33:06 AM

I think it depends on geographic area, but tornadoes are concerning in my area.

6/19/2012 9:08:44 AM