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Natural Hazards

Infographic, "Basic Tornado Safety Tips"

Source: FEMA Region 8

U.S. Government Resources on Monitoring and Preparing for Tornadoes

Screenshot of "Storm Prediction Center" website

Storm Prediction Center

National Weather Service

  • See the latest weather activities across the nation, including tornado watches.
Screenshot of's "Tornadoes" website


Information in the CGP about Preparing for Tornadoes

Check out some information about preparing for tornadoes that you can find in the CGP

Screenshot of "Be prepared for a tornado"

Be prepared for a tornado

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Quoted excerpt, "Tornadoes can destroy buildings, flip cars, and create deadly flying debris."
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How to prepare for a tornado

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Publication Date: circa 2014
  • Quoted excerpt, "Tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent storms and can cause death, injury, and destruction within seconds."
  • Additional language of publication: Español
Screenshot of "Tornado safety: for you and your family"

Tornado safety: for you and your family

National Weather Service

  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Quoted excerpt, "Tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area. Review and discuss your emergency plans and check supplies and your safe room."