Tornadoes

  1. Four Steps to Tornado Preparedness
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, and Preparedness

    Four Steps to Tornado Preparedness

    Tornadoes develop so rapidly that little, if any, advance warning is possible. Every state has some risk of this hazard. Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds. A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that...
  2. Tornado Summit
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, and Preparedness

    Tornado Summit

    While Tornadoes happen year-round (even in Winter!) and nation-wide, we are headed toward peak Tornado Season... This week will see the National Tornado Summit convene to discuss preparedness. The Tornado Summit is being held at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Summit is an annual conference aimed at saving lives and helping communities quickly recover from tornadoes...
  3. Tornadoes
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, and Preparedness

    Tornadoes

    Tornadoes can strike anywhere in the United States with little or no warning and are capable of causing significant loss of life and billions of dollars in damage. Tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent storms. They generate from powerful thunderstorms and cause overwhelming destruction in minutes. During violent weather, stay tuned to a local television or radio station for...
  4. Ready to Get Ready?
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, and Preparedness

    Ready to Get Ready?

    Today begins National Preparedness Month - We'll be sharing ideas on communication and evacuation, preparedness and practicality, as well as specific types of Disasters that may affect you... including: Are You READY? Earthquake Man-Made Disasters Hurricane & Tsunami Fires & Wildfire Tornadoes Flooding   Stay tuned for dozens of new ideas and some sound reminders... get started on your own...

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