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  • What to Do After a Tornado

    What to Do After a Tornado

    The following information is from the American Red Cross: Continue listening to local radio or television stations or a NOAA Weather Radio for updated information and instructions. Access may be limitedMore >>
    Learn what to do after a tornado strikes.More >>
  • Severe Weather Terminology

    Severe Weather Terminology

    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM - A thunderstorm is considered severe when it produces any of the following: Hail 3/4" (penny size) or larger in diameter, winds which equal or exceed 58 MPH, or a tornado. FUNNELMore >>
    What's the difference between a watch and a warning? Find out here.More >>
  • Thunderstorm Safety

    Thunderstorm Safety

    Thunderstorms are a common occurrence across Nebraska, and if the right conditions exist, some will become severe. Recall that if a thunderstorm produces hail equal to or greater than three-quartersMore >>
    What you should do during a thunderstorm.More >>
  • Tornado Safety

    Tornado Safety

    Tornadoes can happen at any time of the year and at any time during the day or night. Though more common in the afternoon and evening hours, tornadoes can happen and have been reported at 2 or 3 o'clockMore >>
    What should you do during a tornado.More >>
  • Flash Flood Safety

    Flash Flood Safety

    On average, more people are killed by flooding than by any other single severe weather hazard, including tornadoes, lightning, and hurricanes. Most of these deaths occur at night, when it is more difficultMore >>
    Flash floods kill more people every year than any other weather event.More >>
  • Lightning Safety

    Lightning Safety

    One dangerous aspect of weather that sometimes is not taken as seriously as others is lightning, also known as the Underrated Killer. In the United States, an average of 62 people are killed each yearMore >>
    Lightning is often called the underrated killer.More >>
  • Severe Weather Facts and Myths

    Severe Weather Facts and Myths

    Myth: Highway and interstate overpasses are safe shelters against a tornado. Fact: Overpasses can concentrate the tornado winds, causing them to be significantly stronger. This places the people underMore >>
    Don't let the old wives tales fool you.More >>
  • Make a Disaster Supply Kit

    Make a Disaster Supply Kit

    FEMA recommends having the following in your disaster supply kit: Water - at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days Food - at least enough for 3 to 7 daysNon-perishable packaged or cannedMore >>
    Find out what you should have in your disaster supply kit.More >>
  • Is Your Community StormReady?

    Is Your Community StormReady?

    Nearly 90% of all presidentially declared disasters are weather related, leading to around 500 deaths per year and nearly $14 billion in damage. To help Americans guard against the ravages of severeMore >>
    Is your community prepared for a big storm?More >>
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