Thursday, January 6, 2011

Tornado Preparedness

When it comes to tornadoes, there's no such thing as a "tornado season." Tornadoes can strike anywhere, anytime, and you need to know the drill. There are simple, low-cost steps families can take to be ready: get a kit, make a plan and stay informed. Visit the Ready Virginia Web site for more about these three important steps.

It’s really important to practice tornado safety by holding a drill in your home, workplace and school. Plan now to take part in the 2011 Statewide Tornado Drill, set for Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at 9:45 a.m. Register here for the statewide drill

In the meantime, you don’t have to wait until March to have a tornado drill. Plan your tornado drill today with these helpful guidelines:

Tornado Preparedness and Safety Tips

Thanks to VDEM for these materials....