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Emergency Preparedness

Weather and Nature Related Incidents

Tornado

    Tornado Watch means that conditions exist for a tornado to develop.
    Tornado Warning means that a tornado has actually been sighted or indicated on radar.
    Note: a tornado could develop when a thunderstorm produces hail. The larger the hail stone, the more likely that a tornado will occur.

When a tornado warning is announced:


Earthquake

During an earthquake, remain calm and quickly follow the steps outlined below.

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