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    Does Your Workplace Need a Storm Shelter?

    After witnessing the extreme devastation that tornadoes cause, many families choose to be proactive in tornado safety, with emergency plans and storm shelters. Tornado shelters are the only way to guarantee safety for you and your family, but what if a tornado strikes during the workday while you are at your place of business? If[...]

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    Ultimate Safety Tips for Severe Weather

    Tornadoes are devastating natural disasters that strike quickly, and are violently unpredictable. When a tornado is headed your way, there is very little time, which is why it is crucial to be well prepared beforehand. This guide will help give you the steps and procedures you need to take, to keep you and your family[...]

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    Safety Tips for Fall Weather Hazards

    As leaves start to fall, and the temperature drops, our weather begins its unpredictable shift from hot to cold. This shift can bring a slew of extreme weather related hazards. Depending on the current yearly weather pattern, fall can suffer dry conditions or heavy rains. Dry weather encourages wildfires and can contribute to flooding once[...]

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    How are Tornadoes Rated? – The Enhanced Fujita Scale

    Tornadoes come in all strengths and sizes, from small dusters to one mile long monsters. Their damage can be extensive and varied. In 1971 Tetsuya Theodore Fujita of the University of Chicago, invented a scale to measure tornadoes based on the extent of damage they produced. The scale measures wind forces required to destroy homes and[...]

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    Severe Weather Terms You Need to Know from Preferred Shelters OKC

    Oklahoma and severe weather seem to go hand and hand and has history has shown, it can strike at any time. Fall and Spring are especially dangerous which is why understanding severe weather terms can be crucial to your safety. Significant Weather Advisory – This advisory is normally used for storms with penny sized hail[...]

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    What Is A Microburst and Why Is It Important?

    Violent and potentially deadly, microbursts give tornadoes a run for their money.  These little-known weather outbursts can be as destructive as a tornado and should be taken just as seriously. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), unyielding microbursts can cause miles of damage including uprooting trees, leveling fences, and destroying power lines and buildings.[...]

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