I learned about the Waffle House Index

Since the restaurant is known to never close not even in extreme weather, FEMA will use the Waffle House Index while tracking Hurricane Florence today through the weekend. Its pretty simple yet incredible system. If a Waffle House is up and running (the area) is green. If its yellow- limited menu and powered by generator...area has lost power and may have damage. Red means the restaurant is no longer operational and the area is in extreme distress.

Yesterday, Waffle House went on alert. Their team will monitor the hurricane and keep in contact with restaurants in its path.

Read more HERE!

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