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Severe Weather Safety with Sign Language & Captioning


The Birmingham National Weather Service Office and the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind proudly teamed to provide weather safety videos with sign language interpreting for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. These videos are also equipped with captioning. Select the 'CC' button at the bottom of each YouTube video to enable the captioning service. We have 2 video series available: severe weather safety & hurricane safety. We encourage you to share these videos.    




Hurricanes Section:

General Overview



Forecasts, Watches & Warnings






Evacuation Tips



Assemble Supplies



Strengthen Your Home



After the Storm




Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Flooding & Other Weather Safety Section:


Knowing Your Location on a Map &
Seasonal Weather Threats



Severe Thunderstorm Safety



Flood and Flash Flood Safety



Tornado Safety



Lightning Safety



Ways to Receive Weather Alerts &
Preparedness Plan and Safety Kit Tips