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Published: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 11:11 AM
Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 9:52 AM
By: Breaking News Staff, Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini
— Severe weather season is here. A tornado was already confirmed in Clark County on February 7 and severe storms tore through southwest Ohio on March 14, producing strong winds and small hail.
Spring coincides 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.
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>>PHOTO GALLERY: Beavercreek tornado damage, May 2015
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