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Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:08 AM CDT

How to Download Our Weather Apps

How to Download Our Weather Apps

Alicia Roman takes you through some good mobile options to keep you in touch during severe weather events. She also provides useful vocabulary to keep you in the know when alerts, warnings and watches are...

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:08 AM CDT

What to do When a Tornado Heads for Your Apartment

What to do When a Tornado Heads for Your Apartment

Andy Avalos takes you through a typical apartment floor plan and points to the places where you'll be safest during inclement weather.

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:08 AM CDT

How to Prepare for Lightning Outdoors

How to Prepare for Lightning Outdoors

Brant Miller takes you through ways to stay safe during a lightning storm when you're stuck outside.

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 12:21 PM CDT

How to Prepare for Lightning Indoors

How to Prepare for Lightning Indoors

Brant Miller talks you through how to get prepared in the event a lightning storm descends on your area.

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 12:22 PM CDT

What to Do When a Tornado Heads for Your House

What to Do When a Tornado Heads for Your House

Andy Avalos takes you on a tour of a suburban home and points out the best and worst places to seek shelter when a tornado is bearing down.

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Severe weather events are becoming more common and more devastating. The difference between safety and calamity can hinge on mere seconds. Take advantage of these tips and best practices to keep your family safe in inclement weather.
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