Advance planning is the key to storm survival. WTOL News 11 anchors Terry Thill and Chrys Peterson say a little prior planning can make all the difference if your family needs to battle the bad weather.
First, have your own disaster plan in place, and stock up on the essentials.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, suggests that you also keep these supplies on hand:
But all the planning in the world won't help if you panic. That's why you need a family plan that's practiced so you remain calm in a severe weather situation. Your action plan should start as soon as the tornado watch is issued:
If a tornado warning is issued:
Minutes count. Remembering these tips could save your life – or the life of someone you love.
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