Spring and summer coincide with the increased risk for severe weather and that means it’s time to plan how to keep your family, and yourself safe.
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“Many people know where their safe place is at home, but its easily overlooked while out in a public facility, or outdoors,” said Meteorologist Zontini.
She noted the tornado that hit the Greene shopping center in Beavercreek in May 2015. It’s a prime example of how important it is to be prepared.
Severe Weather When You’re In a Car:
- In a car--drive to closest secure shelter
- In a car--don't park under overpasses; unsafe in tornado
Severe Weather Outdoors:
- Do not take shelter under a tree or in a shed
- If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you
Severe Weather Indoors:
- Avoid lying on concrete floors
- Seek shelter in basement, or interior room
Download our free WHIO Weather App to view live radar, receive alerts, listen live, even when the power is out.
>>PHOTO GALLERY: Beavercreek tornado damage, May 2015
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