Signs of a tornado.

  • An unusual greenish or black color in the sky
  • Hail or heavy rain followed by either dead calm or a fast, intense wind shift.
  • A visible funnel cloud that has not yet touched the ground.
  • A loud continuous rumble that does not fade after a few seconds, as does thunder.
  • Tornados have also been described as sounding like a waterfall, freight train or jet.

Tips in case of a tornado

  1. stay with family if your with family.
  2. Go to shelter under ground.
  3. Stay away from windows.

Tools and other equipment in need of a tornado

First Aid Kit.
  • Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes
  • 2-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)
  • 4-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)
  • Hypoallergenic adhesive tape
  • Triangular bandages (3)
  • 2-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls)
  • 3-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls)
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Needle
  • Moistened towelettes
  • Antiseptic
  • Thermometer
  • Tongue blades (2)
  • Tube of petroleum jelly or other lubricant
  • Assorted sizes of safety pins
  • Cleansing agent/soap
  • Latex gloves (2 pair)
  • Sunscreen

Tools in need

  • Mess kits, or paper cups, plates and plastic utensils*
  • Emergency preparedness manual*
  • Battery-operated radio and extra batteries*
  • Flashlight and extra batteries*
  • Cash or traveler's checks, change*
  • Nonelectric can opener, utility knife*
  • Fire extinguisher: small canister, ABC type
  • Tube tent
  • Pliers
  • Tape
  • Compass
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic storage containers
  • Signal flare
  • Paper, pencil
  • Needles, thread
  • Medicine dropper
  • Shut-off wrench, to turn off household gas and water
  • Whistle
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Map of the area (for locating shelters)


  • Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever
  • Anti-diarrhea medication
  • Antacid (for stomach upset)
  • Syrup of Ipecac (use to induce vomiting if advised by the Poison Control Center)
  • Laxative
  • Activated charcoal (use if advised by the Poison Control Center)

Clothes you need in a tornado






sheets to cover windows if there is any windows


How long does a tornado last?= From either seconds to more than an hour
How many tornadoes hit the U.S. yearly?=about 1,000
Which city has been hit by the most tornadoes?=Oklahoma City

Dangers and challanges

huge climate changes. and high winds

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