Video made by Jennifer Narramore, owner of Tornado Talk (a website all about tornado history) and a radio broadcast meteorologist with the Storm Report Radio Network.
Tornadoes can strike at any time of the day, anywhere. The National Weather Service forecast office in Birmingham outlines safety tips for you to act on whether at home, work, or school, or on the road.
Do you know where you are on a map? It's an important step in being weather-ready! Doing so will help you understand your forecast and tell when severe weather is heading your way.
Severe thunderstorms can affect any part of the country and are dangerous in several different ways. Know what to do when severe thunderstorms are threatening your area, and be sure to understand severe weather 'watches' and 'warnings.'