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

 

 

TORNADO FACTS

  • 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.

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