Despite advances in warning systems, many people are killed or seriously injured by tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. In 2017 alone, 1,522 tornadoes were confirmed in the United States, which caused 38 fatalities. While in some cases, it is possible that some of the victims did not hear a warning, it is also concerning that others may have not heeded the warning.
Some things that you can do to help protect your family from severe weather include:
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Last updated: 08/23/2021