There is a clear and present danger from Mother Nature for the U.S. from the Gulf Coast up to the Ohio Valley. Americans face many dangers and threats to their safety ranging from the concern about criminal activity to terrorist acts within our borders. But another very real threat, which costs Americans billions of dollars annually, as well as an irreplaceable loss of life, comes at the hands of Mother Nature. Tropical Storm Cindy is raging in the Gulf of Mexico and is going to wreak havoc on the southeast, Texas and even the Ohio Valley. Everyone needs to have an evacuation plan, as well as a shelter in place option that includes battery operated weather radio, food, water and medicines in the event that hurricane forces winds, tornadoes and flash flooding create state emergencies situation.