Tornado safety tips before, during, and after the storm

Two weeks have passed since the deadly tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma. While this is a very tragic event, It is encouraging to see all of the determination, love, and support being shown to those who are suffering from this catastrophe.

While the greatest number of tornadoes occurs in April, May, and June, tornadoes can occur at any time of the year, day or night. Fortunately everybody has the chance to survive a tornado. The keys to survival are preparedness and action. If you and your family are prepared ahead of time, you’ll be able to take the necessary action steps to survive a tornado and its aftermath. Here are some tips and resources to help prepare you and your family for a tornado and keep you all safe.

While we rely heavily on technology and weather alerts today, there are some signs that Mother Nature provides before a tornado.

 

They are:

1. Green sky/clouds

2. Hail; 3. Flying debris

4. Low-lying cloud with a rotation

5. Stillness and quiet

6. The sound of a freight train coming toward your neighborhood.

For tornado safety tips before, during and after the storm,  click here

information and image courtesy of West Bend