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 […]

5 Ways to Look After Your Pets When a Tornado Strikes

Schnauzer looking out the window, offset by dark, dreary weather

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 […]

A Complete Guide to Tornado Drills for Family Homes

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On average, tornado warnings are issued thirteen minutes before the storm becomes severe. For those living in a tornado-prone area, this is more than enough time for them to seek shelter. However, for those who may not have encountered tornadoes in their life, this lack of preparation can push them into potentially dangerous situations, especially […]