National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

April 24 to 28 is South Dakota's severe weather awareness week.  Take the time and review your weather safety plan, and be sure to participate in the statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, April 26 beginning at 10 am CDT. 

 

 

 

We want you to stay safe this severe weather season.  Take some time and review these important safety materials.  While you're reading, think about your own severe weather safety plan and ask yourself these questions:

Do you have a shelter nearby?  

Do you have a way to communicate with your family in an emergency?  

Do you have a way to receive a severe weather warning?  

How will you stay aware of the weather forecast if severe weather threatens?

Does your school, employer, or community have a severe weather plan?

What will you do if you hear thunder while at the park, ball field, or on the lake?

 

Severe Weather Safety Materials to Review

Severe Thunderstorms

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/thunderstorm/

Flash Floods

https://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/

Tornadoes

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/tornado/

Lightning

https://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/

Safe Boating

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/marine/safeboating/

 

Make a Severe Weather Safety Plan TODAY!

https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan

 

Take a moment and review these imagesMedia, feel free to also share on your social media feeds and websites. 

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