Do You Know What to Do During a Weather Emergency?
Daily routines can be disrupted with little or no warning by a catastrophic event, such as an earthquake, tornado, hurricane or flood. Help might not always be available, so emergency preparedness is key.
When you face a weather-related emergency, try to stay informed through radio, TV or the Internet. In some cases, however, cable, electric and cell phone service can be knocked out, making communication nearly impossible. The National Safety Council recommends the following general precautions that apply to many disaster situations:
Learn what the National Safety Council suggests you do in the following emergencies: