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Severe Weather

A weeping willow and swampy region in a blustery storm.

Severe weather can happen anytime. In May 2013, tornadoes devastated part of central Oklahoma. This outbreak included the deadliest tornado of the year on May 19 in Moore, Oklahoma. At least 70 tornadoes spanned seven Midwestern states in November 2013.

Know your Risk

Understand the type of hazardous weather that affects you and your family where you live:

Take Action

Develop an emergency plan based on your local weather hazards and practice your plan.

Be a Force of Nature: Take the Next Step

  • Share your weather preparedness plan with friends and family
  • Share your severe weather preparedness tips on social media using the hashtag: #SevereWeatherPrep

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