Some states find themselves hit by disaster far more often than others.
Figures current as of the end of May 2014 and going back more than 60 years show presidents have declared nearly 2,000 major disasters in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. But the top 10 states have been responsible for nearly a third of that total.
Find out if your state is one of the 10 most at risk for natural disasters like snow and ice storms, tornadoes and earthquakes, according to Bankrate.com.
More water guzzling lawns may be replaced by drought tolerant plants throughout Santa Barbara because of the on going drought, and in some cases, homeowners will be getting a cash rebate for making the change.