The picture above is a Derechos. These scary walls of atmospheric pressure impact the Mid-Atlantic, and can create winds up to 90 mph and carry the destructive power of a tornado. That's some scary looking weather. There's one heading in to New York right now.

Recently fires threatened a big part of Southern Idaho. It seems like no matter where you live the weather has recently wreaked havoc.

Despite disasters looming at all times, many Americans haven’t taken even the most basic steps toward emergency preparedness. 44% of adults don’t have a first aid kit in their home, and 53 percent haven’t stocked up on the recommended three-day supply of nonperishable food and water.