a Tornado Family Disaster Plan.
a place where family members could gather if a tornado is headed your way.
It could be your basement, a central, interior hallway, bathroom or closet
on the lowest floor. Keep this place uncluttered, If you are in a high-rise
building, you may not have enough time to go to the lowest floor. Pick
a place in a hallway in the center of the building. If you are in a mobile
home, get out of it and go to the nearest sturdy building.
a Disaster Supplies Kit.
periodic tornado drills so everyone remembers what to do when a tornado
tuned to local radio and TV stations for storm warnings.
what storm WATCHES and WARNINGS mean:
WATCH means a storm is possible in your area.
WARNING means a storm has been sighted and may be headed for your area.
Go to safety immediately.
When a tornado
WARNING is issued...
are inside, go to the safe place you picked to protect yourself from glass
and other flying objects. The tornado may be approaching your area.
are outside, hurry to a nearby sturdy building or lie flat in a ditch or
are in a car or mobile home, get out immediately and head for safety (as
out for fallen power lines and stay out of the damaged areas.
for information and instructions.
flashlight to inspect your home for damage.
use candles at any time.