Here in Texas, we know tornados. We know the anticipation, the anxiety of an approaching storm, and we know the heartbreak and resolve that it takes to recover from a disaster. Which is why our hearts go out to the communities in Oklahoma, Iowa, and especially Arkansas that were hit by storms this past weekend.
Tornado season is here, and you had better be ready.
Texas Tornado Survival Tips
The Farmer’s Almanac is predicting that 2014 will be a rough year for those in living in central and southern Texas. While we’re hoping this isn’t the case, it is better to be prepared than to rest on our laurels and wait for the storm. Here are a few tips for keeping safe during a tornado:
Seek shelter. For those of you at home with a storm shelter, this is an easy one. For the rest of you, it may be a bit trickier. A basement should be your number one go-to, followed by a windowless room or hallway on the first floor of a sturdy building. If your only option is a room with windows, be sure t ...