Disaster Information Outreach by Librarians - From USA.gov
Serious storms have occurred--or are occurring--in several states across the U.S. Follow reports from the National Weather Service to track storms in your area.
Learn more about what to do before, during, and after a tornado:
How to Prepare for a Tornado - Learn about preparing a disaster supply kit, creating a plan, and knowing the signs of an approaching tornado (dark, greenish sky; large hail; low-lying and rotating cloud; and a loud roar, like a freight train).
What to Do During a Tornado - Depending on whether you are in a building, outdoors, or in a vehicle when a tornado strikes, find out what to do.
What to Do After a Tornado - Get tips on what to do in a potentially unsafe area following a tornado and learn about federal assistance.
The How to Prepare for a Tornado page also lists additional resources:
- Information on What to Do before a Tornado
- Tornadoes: Being Prepared
- Prepare for a Tornado before it Strikes
- Tornadoes: Are You Ready?
- Ready.gov - Emergencies and Preparedness
- Teaching Kids about Emergencies and Preparedness
- Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities
- Preparing Pets for Natural Disasters/Emergencies
- Preparing Livestock for Natural Disasters/Emergencies
- NOAA Weather Radio (NWR)
- Procedures for an Evacuation before a Natural Disaster
- What to Do during a Tornado
- What to Do after a Tornado
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