Storm Safety

Tornadoes

Tornado Facts

Tornadoes can hit 30 mph! They damage range can be about 1 mile wide and 50 miles long. They can strike without any warning at all. They usually move Southwest to Northeast, but they can move in any direction.

SAFETY TIPS

  1. You should make an emergency kit and make sure to have a family communication plan.
  2. Listen to NOAA Weather Radio, Commercial radio, or the news.
  3. Watch for approaching storms.
  4. Look for danger signs; dark or greenish skies, large hail, a big dark low-lying cloud, a loud roar kinda like a freight train
Remember, Tornadoes can happen at any time.