Thunderstorms Characteristics Vivid damaging lightening High wind Heavy rain Worldwide Safety Tips Stay alert Stay indoors Keep off the phone and out of the bath If outside do not seek shelter under a tree.
Tornado Characteristics High twisting winds Vivid lightening Heavy Rain Occur mainly in Mid &Southeast Safety Tips Stay aware of conditions Go to interior room without windows Get out of a car-go to a low area or ditch
Hurricane Characteristics High damaging wind Vivid lightening Long lasting effects Coastal areas Safety Tips Stay alert to conditions Evacuate when directed Stay on high ground Stay away from windows and falling objects Stay inside
Flood Characteristics Water moves in quickly Swift water movement Damaging water movement Safety Tips Be aware of conditions Stay on high ground Move away from flood areas Dont go through flood water
Blizzard Characteristics Heavy blowing snow High wind Cold temperatures Cold climate areas Safety Tips Stay weather alert Stay inside Be prepared for cold temperatures and loss of electricity that may last for days.