Emergency Weather Guide

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What to do in an earthquake. What to do in a tornado warning. What to do if there’s a wildfire.

Tornadoes

Here’s your guide to staying safe during a tornado. Learn the difference between tornado warnings and tornado watches. What to do if you’re in a building, car, our outdoors in a tornado. 

tornado safety guide

Remember: Get in, get down, and cover up. These three steps remind you to “get in” a sturdy building, to “get down” to the lowest point possible, and to “cover up” your head and neck. Now you can be an expert on what to do if there’s a tornado while you’re at work or at home. You also know how to survive a tornado if you’re in a car or outside.

Earthquakes

Here’s your guide to staying safe during an earthquake. Learn the difference between the magnitude scale and intensity scale. What to do if you’re in a building, car, our outdoors during an earthquake.

earthquake safety guide

Remember: Drop, cover, and hold on. These three steps remind you to “drop” where you are, “cover” your head and neck, and find a sturdy piece of furniture to crawl under and “hold on” to. Now you can be an expert on what to do if there’s an earthquake while you’re at work or at home. You also know how to survive an earthquake if you’re in a car or outside.

Wildfires  

Here’s your guide to staying safe during a wildfire. Learn the difference between red flag warnings and fire weather watches. What to do if you’re in a building, car, our outdoors in a wildfire.

wildfire safety guide

Remember: Shut down, close down, and wet down. These three steps remind you to “shut down” gas and propane, to “close down” doors, windows, and vents, and to “wet down” by filling up tubs, sinks, and buckets with cold water. Now you can be an expert on what to do if there’s a wildfire while you’re at work or at home. You also know how to survive a wildfire if you’re in a car or outside.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of people out there that try to scam natural disaster victims. If your city has been affected by natural disaster, keep an eye out for these red flags of common scams

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