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    Do You Need a Storm Shelter? – Important Questions and Answers for Homeowners

    The term “storm shelter” is one that Oklahomans hear frequently. With the threat of tornadoes occurring multiple times a year, Oklahoma residents are usually familiar with what has proven to protect homeowners from these monstrous twisters. Even so, many people may have questions about tornado shelters, or may be interested in getting one but are[...]

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    Do’s and Don’ts for Spring’s Severe Weather

    As trees turn green and flowers think of blooming, our weather begins it unpredictable shift from cold to warm. This shift can bring a slew of severe weather related hazards. Depending on the current yearly weather pattern, spring can bring dry conditions or heavy rains. Dry weather encourages wildfires and can contribute to flooding once[...]

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    Lightning Strikes – A Real and Present Danger

    Beautiful and deadly, lightning is one of nature’s most fascinating wonders. These majestic light shows light up the sky with their intricacy but also carry lethal charges that can wipe out scores of people in one strike. Such high-voltage strikes claim between 55 to 60 lives per year, while also injuring hundreds. Most strikes occur[...]

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    Thunderstorms: What You Need To Know

    Oklahoma experiences a lot of thunderstorms and lightning. It’s estimated that over 100,000 thunderstorms occur each year. On average, these thunderstorms are as wide as 15 miles in diameter and can last about 30 minutes. All thunderstorms are dangerous, capable of causing injuries and even fatalities as we’ve seen in the past. Severe thunderstorms can[...]

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    The Fujita Tornado Damage Scale

    The Fujita scale (F-Scale), or Fujita–Pearson scale, is a scale for rating tornado intensity, based primarily on the damage tornadoes inflict on human-built structures and vegetation. The official Fujita scale category is determined by meteorologists and engineers after a ground or aerial damage survey, or both; and depending on the circumstances, ground-swirl patterns (cycloidal marks),[...]

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