Can I Use Electrical Appliances During a Thunderstorm?

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During thunderstorms, nature puts on a spectacular display of power and energy. However, this awe-inspiring phenomenon can also pose certain risks, particularly when it comes to electrical appliances. Many people wonder whether using electrical appliances in a storm is safe. In this blog, we will explore the potential dangers and provide essential guidelines for using electrical […]

Here’s What you Should Know About The Wind Speed Zones In The United States

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It is important to discuss wind speed zones because they can determine the tornado intensities experienced in an area. For example, most of the US Tornado Alley lies in Zone IV  ̶  the zone associated with the most extreme weather events. The intensity and duration of a tornado’s winds determine the scale and extent of the destruction. […]

Extreme Weather In Fort Worth: Tornado Aftermath The City Is At Risk For

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The residents of Tornado Alley are no strangers to the damages caused by the dozens of tornadoes that hit their states every year. Fort Worth suffers damages worth of dollars annually, along with a plethora of other problems that are caused by the deadly twisters. For instance, the tornado that struck Fort Worth in March […]

How Has Tornado Activity In The USA Changed In Recent Decades?

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Among a fusion of extreme weathers that plows through the US, tornadoes can be the most destructive. In recent years, the center of tornado activity in the USA has changed its course eastward from the “Tornado Alley”. This change in tornado activity has left scientists with questions and doubts. What exactly has changed, and is the climate crisis to be blamed? […]

How Does Dallas Being In The Tornado Alley Impact Its Residents’ Lives

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Tornado Alley is characterized by a unique combination of geography, weather patterns, and atmospheric conditions that make it particularly prone to tornadoes. Many people live safe, happy lives in Tornado Alley, but with the life-threatening possibility of tornadoes eminent at every minute, there are some precautions and lifestyles that become second nature for the residents […]

Debunking 5 Tornado Myths That Could Save Your Life

A newly forming tornado in Texas

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the US faces the most tornadoes in the world. Knowing what to do during a national emergency is important to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. Unfortunately, much of what people know is based on popular myths. In this blog, we will debunk some tornado myths […]

The Best Ways to Keep Kids Calm During a Tornado

Tornadoes can be extremely dangerous and destructive, so kids, families, and communities must know how to prepare for and survive them. The United States has the highest incidence of tornadoes worldwide. Although tornadoes have been recorded in every state, certain areas and states are much more at risk than others. In addition, keep in mind […]

Learn the Little-Known Facts About Tornadoes

Myths and misunderstandings surrounding tornados and hurricanes are major contributors to both human suffering and fatalities. The following is a list of things you might not know about tornadoes that have been compiled by our team at Safe Rooms US to help you prepare for them. 1. A Tornado’s Duration Can Range From Minutes To Hours […]