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Tornadoes and Storms

Tornado Warning: Take shelter immediately. A tornado warning means a tornado has actually been sighted or indicated on radar.

  • Go to an interior hallway or room on the lowest floor of the building or to a designated shelter area.
  • Stay away from windows to avoid flying debris.
  • Avoid auditoriums, gymnasiums and other large rooms, if possible.

Tornado Watch: Conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes.

  • Be alert to worsening conditions and be prepared to take shelter.

Severe Thunderstorm: A storm that is characterized by high winds, thunder and dangerous lightning.