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    Tornado Preparation – 30 Simple Steps

    Preparing for tornado season doesn’t have to be time consuming or expensive. Fortunately, the city of Edmond, Oklahoma has come up with a tornado preparation, detailed 30 step plan to help prepare your family for a tornado event. This detailed plan, called “30 Days of Preparedness” addresses small steps you can take to ensure your[...]

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    Do’s and Don’ts for Spring’s Severe Weather

    As trees turn green and flowers think of blooming, our weather begins it unpredictable shift from cold to warm. This shift can bring a slew of severe weather related hazards. Depending on the current yearly weather pattern, spring can bring dry conditions or heavy rains. Dry weather encourages wildfires and can contribute to flooding once[...]

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    Safety Tips for Fall Weather Hazards

    As leaves start to fall, and the temperature drops, our weather begins its unpredictable shift from hot to cold. This shift can bring a slew of extreme weather related hazards. Depending on the current yearly weather pattern, fall can suffer dry conditions or heavy rains. Dry weather encourages wildfires and can contribute to flooding once[...]

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    Pets and Storms – 3 Important Tips to Keep Your Animals Safe

    by Margo Waldrop For many people, our pets are family. We understand that their lifespans are shorter than ours, but it is still devastating when we lose a furry family member. When severe storms threaten, our first instinct is to protect ourselves and our children, and rightly so. However, there are many things we can[...]

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    Lightning Strikes – A Real and Present Danger

    by Margo Waldrop Beautiful and deadly, lightning is one of nature’s most fascinating wonders. These majestic light shows light up the sky with their intricacy but also carry lethal charges that can wipe out scores of people in one strike. Such high-voltage strikes claim between 55 to 60 lives per year, while also injuring hundreds.[...]

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    How are Tornadoes Rated? – The Enhanced Fujita Scale

    By Margo Waldrop Tornadoes come in all strengths and sizes, from small dusters to one mile long monsters. Their damage can be extensive and varied. In 1971 Tetsuya Theodore Fujita of the University of Chicago, invented a scale to measure tornadoes based on the extent of damage they produced. The scale measures wind forces required to[...]

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