According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), 2021 saw 1,376 tornadoes in the U.S., with more than 100 fatalities. When a tornado hits, it’s important to have a tornado safety plan to protect your family. Know how to prepare for a tornado, what to do, and where to go to seek shelter before a storm strikes.
How to stay safe during a tornado
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests a three-step tornado safety plan for tornado season: be prepared, stay aware of weather conditions, and know where to shelter.
1. Be prepared
It’s important to know how to prepare for a tornado. You’ll want to prepare a home emergency kit and store it where you’ll take shelter. It should contain a first-aid kit, important information, and enough supplies to last for a day or two in case you’re trapped…
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