Severe Weather

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Be a force of nature and Pledge to Prepare for severe weather that could happen in your area. Inspire others to act by being an example and telling them to take the pledge.

Pledge to Prepare

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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:

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

Promote and Share Information about National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014 is sponsored by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Here's how you can promote National Severe Weather Preparedness Week in your community:

Download and share the 2014 National Severe Weather Preparedness Week Toolkit that includes:

Share your severe weather story on social media using the hashtag #SevereWXstory

Follow and share #BeAForce hashtag

Share severe weather videos:

Federal Partner Resources

Last updated: 03/05/2014 - 02:22 PM