PLANNING FOR SEVERE WEATHER
Severe weather can happen anytime, in any part of the country. Severe weather can include hazardous conditions produced by thunderstorms, including damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail, flooding and flash flooding, and winter storms associated with freezing rain, sleet, snow and strong winds.
Know your Risk
Understand the type of hazardous weather that affects you and your family where you live:
Develop an emergency plan based on your local weather hazards and practice your plan.
Tips and Resources for Online Sharing
Share your weather preparedness plan with friends and family
Share severe weather preparedness tips on social media using the hashtag: #SevereWeatherPrep
Community Weather Alerts (FEMA media library)
Community Weather Alerts (YouTube)
Severe Weather (YouTube)
WHEN THE WATER RISES WHAT WILL YOU DO?
Disaster can happen in the blink of an eye in many different ways and weather is most often times the culprit. Here in Rim Country Thunderstorms can be very sudden and cause flash floods. Make sure your home is ready in the event of such a disaster. Remember it is to late to plan when it starts raining!
Portions of this content is provided by https://www.ready.gov/