FEMA shares some tips to making your cell phone an emergency resource.
Wednesday, Etón shipped out over 1,300 units, worth nearly $70,000, of turbine and solar-powered American Red Cross preparedness radios to displaced Oklahomans currently staying on the University of Oklahoma campus.
April 29 through May 4 marks the official kick-off to tornado season. Although we’d like to think that we’ve armed you with ample preparedness tips and safety tools, here are 7 facts you may not have known about tornadoes that are easily shareable for your Twitter followers!
April 23-25, 1908, saw one of the worst bouts of severe weather in the U.S. – the Dixie Tornado Outbreak. Violent storms broke out from Texas to Tennessee, producing tornadoes in 13 states, including one F5 and two F4 tornadoes. One of the tornadoes, which spawned on April 24, 1908, leveled Purvis, MS, causing over 100 injuries and deaths, making it one of the top 10 deadliest storms in U.S. history.
With tornado season in full swing and hurricane season on the horizon, safety tips are important to have on hand. We crafted ten bits of severe weather safety tips into perfectly-tweetable sentences so you can share with your friends and family. Tweet your favorite(s) now!
April marks the beginning of tornado season. Are serious tornadoes predicted for 2012? A look back at 2011 severe weather trends and weather experts’ opinions on what’s coming in 2012 will help you stay ahead of the storms.