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Thunderstorm

NOTE: The type, severity, reactions, and impact of an incident are not always the same. The information provided below is some suggested actions to take. This may or may not be everything you should or should not do as your actions may vary depending on the incident.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Before

  • A thunderstorm watch means that weather conditions are favorable for the formation of a thunderstorm.
  • Stay alert for changing weather conditions and be prepared to take action.
  • If available, listen to the TV or radio for details.

Beginning or During

  • Move inside a building.
  • Stay away from windows.
  • Stay calm.
  • Do not use the telephone.
  • If available, listen to a radio or TV for updates.

After

    Listen for the "all clear" signal that the threat is over.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Before

  • A severe thunderstorm can have severe lightning and damaging hail.
  • Stay alert for changing weather conditions and be prepared to take action.
  • If available, listen to the TV or radio for details.

Beginning or During

  • Move inside a building.
  • Do not go outside until the warning has expired.
  • Stay away from windows.
  • Stay calm.
  • Do not use the telephone.
  • If available, listen to a radio or TV for updates.

After

Listen for the "all clear" signal that the threat is over.