• 21 Waffle House locations have closed in preparation for Hurricane Michael - here's why that's a bad sign

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Waffle House has closed 21 restaurants in Florida in preparation for Hurricane Michael. The storm made landfall on Florida's Gulf Coast on Wednesday.
    Waffle House is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is known for staying open during many natural disasters. Because of this, it has become an unofficial way for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to track the severity of a natural disaster.
    If a Waffle House closes, it suggests the event was bad enough to potentially have devastating effects on the economy.
    Waffle House has closed 21 restaurants in preparation for Hurricane Michael...
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  • The “Waffle House Index” is in full effect for Hurricane Michael

    The “Waffle House Index” is in full effect for Hurricane Michael

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    The restaurant that never closes is bracing for the worst this week.
    Hurricane Michael is bearing down on the Gulf Coast, disrupting flights , and forcing the evacuation of some 22 counties in Florida and Alabama in the face of “ catastrophic ” 140-mph winds. Now comes some even more alarming news-the Waffle House has closed.
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