Severe Weather Preparedness

Are you prepared? Check out our tips to keep your family safe.

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Severe storms are expected later this afternoon. Review your family’s safety plan and know where to go. #TornadoDrill 🌪⛈💨[7:30 AM, Saturday March 28]: With today's likelihood to see severe thunderstorms, some potentially extremely dangerous, it's a great morning to refresh on severe weather safety!

Know what a Watch and Warning mean!

• Watch: Stay extra vigilant have a means to get to shelter within 1-2 minutes.

• Warning: Take action NOW! Get in. Get down.

For all the parents and caretakers of younger kids out there, ask your children what they would do in a Tornado Warning. We find children often know from their good practicing of tornado drills in schools to get low and cover up. Feel free to learn from them some too today!

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Severe storms are expected later this afternoon. Review your family’s safety plan and know where to go.  #TornadoDrill  🌪⛈💨

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