How to Help Your Pets Stay Calm during Tornadoes and Thunderstorms

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Animals can get worked up during thunderstorms. Like humans, they are also terrified by the noises made during storms. Some animals have it harder than others. They express their emotions by getting loud against the thunder or by recoiling in fear. You will be required to deal with them to calm down and stay comfortable […]

How Basic First Aid Can Keep Your Family Safe in a Tornado

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According to Murphy’s Law, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”. It’s wise to always prepare for the worst, as life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. Health hazards exist all around us, be it in the form of the utensils we use or external items that we come in contact […]

Will Climate Change Affect Tornadoes In Texas?

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It’s a devastating condition that took years in the making. But considering present circumstances, it’s clear that the world must become serious about combating climate change now when we still have time! According to NASA, in addition to the increase of greenhouse gases, mismanagement of waste, pollution (all kinds), and more, the earth’s climate has […]

Tornado Preparedness With Special Needs Family Members

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For anyone who has a family member with special needs, the sirens that ring in light of a tornado warning are the most horrifying sounds they can hear. While tornadoes don’t typically strike without warning, it doesn’t take long for them to quickly become more devastating and move toward surrounding areas that weren’t originally in […]

5 Ways to Look After Your Pets When a Tornado Strikes

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When the National Weather Service issues a tornado warning, your first step is usually to take your kids and family members and find safety in a tornado shelter. But how do you secure your household pets during the scramble? Countless heartwarming as well as heartbreaking stories of the aftermath of tornado disasters show us how […]

What Even Are Tornado Watches And Warnings?

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If you’ve never had the misfortune to be in or near the path of a tornado, you may be a little confused as to what a tornado watch or tornado warning is and how it can help you get to safety. A standard warning system in susceptible regions such as Texas, Oklahoma, and other states […]

Crucial Safety Instructions for Families If a Tornado Hits

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You’ve received the news online or on your cellphone that a tornado might be near. Now’s the time to take action. Tornadoes are fearsome creations and can be extremely unpredictable. So, don’t even think about going out of the house, so that you can check or take a photo of a tornado coming by. Here […]

A Short Guide on What to Do In Case Of a Tornado


If you’ve never experienced a tornado before, there’s a good chance that you’re not prepare to handle the havoc. Considering that as of May 2020, 489 tornadoes have already made landfall in the United States with more expected as the weather system moves into the monsoon region, you must get your affairs in order and […]

In Case of a Tornado—Tips for Disabled Homeowners

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The United Nations states that people with disabilities are two to four times more likely to get injured or die in a natural disaster. Yet, despite this concerning fact, businesses and communities have not taken adequate measures to accommodate their disabled community. Even with underground or aboveground shelters, the industry has only recently started taking steps to build accessible, […]