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Know What To Do During Weather Emergencies

Weather emergencies, such as tornadoes, floods, and lightning, can occur without a lot of warning. However, you can prepare for different types of severe weather.

One of the basic recommendations to help you prepare for any emergency is to assemble a disaster supplies kit, which includes water, food, a first-aid kit, and many other items.

Knowing what to do in different circumstances may save your life and the lives of others.

Image description: this animated gif shows the annual cycle of severe weather threats based on data gathered by the National Weather Services from 1985 to 1989. Each of its 52 frames shows the probability of a severe storm occurring within 25 miles of any point for that week. More info about this image and the data used to create it.
It’s tornado season. Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms and they can be deadly. Learn how to prepare for tornadoes and what to do when one strikes at ready.gov/tornadoes.

Image description: this animated gif shows the annual cycle of severe weather threats based on data gathered by the National Weather Services from 1985 to 1989. Each of its 52 frames shows the probability of a severe storm occurring within 25 miles of any point for that week. More info about this image and the data used to create it.

It’s tornado season. Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms and they can be deadly. Learn how to prepare for tornadoes and what to do when one strikes at ready.gov/tornadoes.

Learn how to read the warning signs and make sure you’re ready.

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Image description: This dog’s owner made sure a pet life jacket was included in her emergency supply kit.
Learn more about how to make sure your animals are cared for during an emergency.
Photo from the Department of Homeland Security

Image description: This dog’s owner made sure a pet life jacket was included in her emergency supply kit.

Learn more about how to make sure your animals are cared for during an emergency.

Photo from the Department of Homeland Security