Wilton has been walloped by several major storms in recent years! In 2011, two powerful storms demonstrated that power outages can occur that last for many days. As was reported, some residents in the central part of the state were without power for 10 to 11 days! In such cases, regional food and water supply shortages may develop quickly.
As I write this article, many citizens in the Boulder, Colo., area are coping with the aftermath of unanticipated torrential rains and flooding that have left many homeless or isolated without adequate water or food supplies.