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 Post subject: Tornado Tips
PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:05 pm 
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Tornado Tips


Survival Tips for a Tornado Disaster

by Leon Pantenburg
I’ve always been afraid of tornadoes, even before I heard of the Wicked Witch of the West and: “Surrender Dorothy!” If you live in an area with the potential for tornadoes or cyclones, you owe it to yourself and your family to be prepared!

Anybody who grew up or lived near Gilbert, in Central Iowa, is familiar with the destructive, whirling wind patterns. The movie “Twister” was filmed about 40 miles away from our family farm, and all the locals can tell storm stories.

One year, our neighbors lost their house to a funnel cloud. Across the road from them, a barn was blown away. But the grand-daddy of all Iowa tornadoes, though, happened on June 13, 1976, when a tornado rated F-5 by the National Weather Service hit nearby Jordon.


You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to be prepared, so you will know what to do.

So what is the first step?

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Tornados-General Info & Tips


Tornado Survival Tips: How to Survive Natural Disasters

Image It is a well-known fact that the United States has the most frequent and powerful tornadoes in the world. Hence tornado survival should be every prepper’s priority as far as natural disasters are concerned. Although your area may not be regularly hit by these gigantic and dangerous whirlwinds, there is no reason for you not to prepare for them. You never know when one could strike.
Tornado Survival Tips: How to Survive Natural Disasters

The most popular tornado survival solution these days are storm shelters. This is reinforced by the fact that manufactured shelters are selling well. More importantly, it’s comforting to know that the number of fatalities caused by tornadoes have gone down.

Another factor is being prepared for these occurrences. Weather updates via TV, radio and the internet have also helped. After so much death and damage, more and more citizens have learned how to deal with this severe weather condition.

These improvements should not be cause for anyone to be complacent, though. Tornadoes are dangerous and unpredictable as ever. You can also check out a previous post on these twisters. This time we have put together more tornado survival tips to remind you to be ready when they come. ... CONTINUED at LINK, above ...


      1. Essential Tornado Emergency Kit Items
      2. Develop an emergency communications plan.
      3. Trim trees and shrubbery.
      4. Take Inventory
      5. Prepare a Safe Room
      6. Practice your plan.
      7. If you are a person with special needs, ...
      8. Get somewhere safe ahead of ...
      9. Conduct tornado drills each ...
      10. When vacationing, always bring along ...

    Know the Difference
      Tornado Watch
      Tornado Warning

      1. In a house with a basement:
      2. In a mobile home.
      3. Wear a ...
      4. If you are outdoors...
      5. If you are in a car, ...
      6. Get away from ...
      7. Buy a weather radio and ...
      8. In motels ...
      9. Avoid ...
      10. Remain in your shelter until ...

      1. What to do after a tornado
      2. Make whatever temporary repairs you can.
      3. Injuries
      4. Stay off the ...
      5. Wear hard ...

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