The Federal Emergency Management Agency (F.E.M.A.) will be using a strange system to determine how severe a weather system is. The Waffle House, which is known for serving up it’s namesake at over 1,500 restaurants across the country, as it turns out is a great gauge for how severe a storm was by measuring it’s aftermath.
Green Light: “If the Waffle House was open and had a full menu, it was green because that meant they hadn’t lost power.”
Yellow Light: “If [it] was open but had a limited menu, it meant that there were more problems, so they were yellow. ”
Red Light: “And if the store was closed, it was red.”
This index has already been used once this year at a storm in Moore, OK – after a deadly tornado had stuck. This year is expected to be a pretty intense hurricane … Read More »