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Tornado Facts & Information

Tornados are mysterious entities, and we have compiled the following tornado facts to help you learn more. A tornado is only a tornado if it’s in contact with the ground. Otherwise, it’s a funnel. Tornados can be nearly invisible, marked only ...

Life After a Tornado - How to Rebuild

When a tornado strikes your community emotions run high and it’s hard to maintain a sense of normalcy after a disaster like this. Upon your first inspection of the damage, conditions might look as if the damage is irreparable. The stress of bearing such...

Things to Avoid Doing During a Tornado

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – tornados can happen at any time and at any place! The keys to survival are preparedness and action. If you are prepped ahead of time, the odds of surviving a tornado as well as the aftermath goes up t...

Documents You Need for Your Grab-And-Go Binder

Sometimes in emergency situations, people do not think how they normally would. We never know how we are going to react in an emergency until it actually happens. In order to prepare for any situation, preparing a grab-and-go binder should be an important...

How Tornadoes are Formed

Understanding tornados is not just for the storm-chasers that bring us incredible footage from the front lines of deadly twisters. We are all affected by tornados at some time or another, and knowing more about the science of tornados can help all of us -...

Why You Should Always Avoid Underpasses During Tornadoes

Many people mistakenly think that a highway overpass provides a safe haven from a tornado. The reality is that an overpass may be one of the worst places to seek shelter from a tornado. Using an overpass for your shelter can put you at a much greater ris...