Broadcast House and the National Weather Service want you to not just be ready, but “Weather-Ready” for the upcoming severe weather season. When it comes to being Weather-Ready, there are a few simple things from the NWS that you should know:

Know Your Risk

Tornadoes, large hail, damaging thunderstorm winds, floods and lightning can be deadly for the unprepared. Knowing the weather related risks posed to you is the first step in becoming Weather-Ready.

Take Action

You should prepare for the hazards of severe weather season by knowing you are not powerless. You should devise a tornado drill plan for you, your family or your business. You should know what to do if lightning is in the area or flooding becomes threatening. With the hazard potential on the Plains, you should know what to do for each situation and be ready to “take action” if need be. It may save your life and those around you.

Be a Force of Nature

Be an example. Share your preparedness success story by posting on Facebook/Twitter or helping build an online community of the prepared. Look for ways to assist at work or in your community to help your family, neighbors, co-workers, and entire community prepare. #newx

Severe Weather Action Team

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