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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Lightning Safety

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Fast Facts --Outside and other fires accounted for 78% of the lightning fires reported to local fire departments. --Lightning often strikes outside of heavy rain and may occur as far as 10 miles from any rainfall. Outdoor Safety --If you can hear thunder,...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Be Prepared Have a Disaster Kit

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SAFETY TIPS Practice and know where to go incase of severe weather. Have the items you need in place when you arrive to your shelter. Keep items up to date by checking them annually for your families needs during an emergency. ITEMS --3 day supply of wate...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Tornadoes

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Tornados can occur at any time of the year and most often strike between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.. In the southern states, peak tornado season is March through May. In the northern states, peak tornado season is June through August. SAFETY BASICS A tornado...

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