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Tornadoes and Thunderstorms Resources


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This publication seeks to educate people so that they become aware of the behavior that puts them at risk of being struck by lightening, and to let them know what they can do to reduce that risk. (http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/overview.htm)

The tornado FAQ is a quick-reference summary of tornado knowledge, which will link you to more detailed information if you desire. (http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado)

A primer on tornados including safety tips. (http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/NWSTornado/)

FEMA.gov - Federal Emergency Management Agency

A guide to what you should do to protect yourself from tornados. (http://www.fema.gov/hazards/tornadoes)

American Red Cross

A guide to what you can do to protect yourself from severe thunderstorms. (http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/keepsafe/readythunder.html)

Michigan State University Extension

Guide to helping tree damage caused by severe storms. (http://www.kbs.msu.edu/extension/storm/