TORNADO SAFETY TIPS
1. Create a plan and be sure everyone in your family knows the plan.
2. Assemble a disaster supply kit and include the following:
- First Aid Kit
- Weather Radio or Battery-powered radio with extra batteries
- Flashlights with extra batteries
- Several gallons of water
- Protective clothing
- Special items for infants, elderly or disabled
3. Conduct periodic tornado drills with everyone in the family.
When a tornado WATCH is issued: Tornado’s are possible.
- Listen to local radio and television stations for updates
- Be alert to changing weather conditions
- Look for the following signs: dark/greenish skies, large hail, large and dark low-lying cloud (particularly if rotating), or a loud roar
When a tornado WARNING is issued: A tornado has been spotted or indicated by weather radar.
- Take shelter immediately
- They may strike quickly with little or no warning.
- They can appear nearly invisible until dust and debris are picked up or a cloud forms in the funnel.
- Wind speeds during a tornado can approach 300 mph.
- Waterspouts are tornados that form over water.
- A tornado is only considered a funnel until it touches the ground.
- 3 out of every 4 tornados occur in the U.S.
- Tornados are most likely to occur between 3pm and 9pm but can happen at any time.We install storm shelters in the following states:
Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Call us today to get a FREE QUOTE. You can also Request More Information. Protect you and your family from storms today.