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Tornadoes in the DFW Area

8/24/2022 (Permalink)

Did you know 1,200 tornadoes hit the US each year?

It is essential to be prepared for natural disasters. Do you know the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning? Here are a few tips that our team has put together for you to know what you might be looking at! Tornado WatchThis means conditions are favorable for development. A watch can be issued up to 8 hours in advance of severe weather. It also usually covers a large area. Take necessary precautions in case bad weather strikes. Keep up to date with changing weather status. Have a plan to take shelter in case a WARNING status is issued.  Tornado Warning Means severe weather is occurring or imminent. It covers a small area. When a warning is issued, take action immediately to protect your life! Seek shelter immediately. Stay away from doors and windows. Do not attempt to outrun a tornado.

During a Tornado

Stay updated on weather alerts. Continue to listen to local news sources or weather services for tornado watches and warnings. At Home: Go to the lowest level interior room. Stay away from windows and doors.  At workplace or school: Proceed to your tornado shelter. Do not gather in big open areas, and stay away from windows and doors. Outside: Seek shelter in a sturdy building immediately. If no safe shelter is available, lay flat in a ditch or ravine. Cover your head. If disaster strikes, call the trusted professionals at SERVPRO of South Frisco/The Colony to make your storm damage, "Like it never even happened." 

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