Severe Weather

During a tornado:

  • Evacuate to the basement, an inside hallway, or an interior bathroom on the lowest level possible with a flashlight and radio.
  • Avoid places with wide-span roofs.
  • Once evacuated, get under heavy furniture.
  • Use arms to protect head and neck.

After a tornado:

  • Help injured or trapped persons.
  • Turn on the radio, television or go to the Internet ( to get the latest emergency information and instructions.
  • Use the telephone for emergency calls only.
  • If you smell gas or chemical fumes, leave the building.

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