DON’T LET WARM TEMPS FOOL YOU
Now that spring has started, we’re reminded of all the fun activities we can enjoy during these warmer temperatures – picnics, barbecues and time spent by the water. However, it’s important to remember that warmer weather in Georgia brings one of its biggest weather hazards: tornadoes. As Georgia’s No. 1 weather-related killer, it’s critical to know how to stay safe:
- Determine in advance where you will take shelter in case of a tornado warning. Storm cellars or basements provide the best protection, but if underground shelter is not available, an interior room or hallway on the lowest floor possible in the best option.
- Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio or television for the latest weather forecasts, or download the Ready Georgia app.
- Avoid windows, doors and outside walls.
For more tips, check out our Be Informed: Tornadoes page.