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What Are the Biggest Tornadoes in Michigan History?

What Are the Biggest Tornadoes in Michigan History?

Michigan may not be known for its tornadoes, but there have been some significant twisters that have impacted the Great Lake State.

This photo gallery with more than 20 pictures shows some of the damage resulting from several tornadoes that struck mid-Ohio and Indiana during May 2019. #severeweather #tornado

Photos: Destructive tornadoes strike Ohio

At least half a dozen communities from eastern Indiana through central Ohio suffered damage from tornadoes and severe weather, according to the National Weather Service.

Emergency preparedness candle kits Quite a while ago our ward did Emergency preparedness candle kits but I of course didn’t do them that night I was a big procrastinator and just barely got mine done. For these kits you need a wide mouthed canning jar (with lid and ring) 4 candles (like the one in …

Emergency Candle kits - Craft

Emergency preparedness candle kits Quite a while ago our ward did Emergency preparedness candle kits but I of course didn’t do them that night I was a big procrastinator and just barely got mine done. For these kits you need a wide mouthed canning jar (with lid and ring) 4 candles (like the one in […]

One of the necessary stuff I recommend myself and others to own.

One of the necessary stuff I recommend myself and others to own.

If complex government lists have kept you from making an emergency preparedness kit, see how simple it is to prepare a kit at home.  If you can pack a diaper bag, you can pack a disaster bag!

If complex government lists have kept you from making an emergency preparedness kit, see how simple it is to prepare a kit at home. If you can pack a diaper bag, you can pack a disaster bag!

Preparedness Quick Tip #53: Leave a Voicemail in a Disaster for your Family -- If your cell service is intermittent, leave a voicemail for them to keep them updated on how you are. @momwithaprep.com

Preparedness Quick Tip #53: Leave a Voicemail Message - Mom with a PREP

The hurricanes of 2017, Harvey, Irma, Maria and more has shown us that leaving a voicemail for our loved ones to keep in touch with us is so important – even when cell service is spotty. Imagine when you are trying to call your husband or child, and they aren’t answering their phone. You keep […]

Are you ready if disaster strikes your home? Check out this Duracell Emergency Preparedness Checklist and make an emergency kit for your home today!

Duracell Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Are you ready if disaster strikes your home? Check out this Duracell Emergency Preparedness Checklist and make an emergency kit for your home today!

Follow this board for tips and information about tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Monroe County is historically one of the hardest-hit areas of Michigan for tornadoes.

Tornado season

Follow this board for tips and information about tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Monroe County is historically one of the hardest-hit areas of Michigan for tornadoes.

Helpful Preparedness Techniques For Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness Plan - Wellbeck Survival Guide

If you ever have to evacuate your home in a hurry you'll appreciate having your important documents in one easy-to-grab place: your emergency binder. Here's how to make one, with a printable checklist so you won't forget anything.

How to Make an Emergency Grab-and-Go Binder

If you ever need to evacuate due to an emergency, you'll be glad you organized your family's important papers into this grab-and-go binder.

If you fail to plan for storms, you plan to fail. Spring brings flowers but also storm season.  By taking a little bit of time, you and your family can have peace of mind knowing what to do during a tornado warning.

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If you fail to plan for storms, you plan to fail. Spring brings flowers but also storm season. By taking a little bit of time, you and your family can have peace of mind knowing what to do during a tornado warning.

Tornado safety checklist that includes: “what should I do to prepare for a tornado?”, “what should I do if a tornado is threatening?” and,  “what do I do after a tornado?”

Tornado safety checklist that includes: “what should I do to prepare for a tornado?”, “what should I do if a tornado is threatening?” and, “what do I do after a tornado?”

In this podcast episode, you'll hear the outdoor emergency siren that is used in Monroe County, Michigan; along with an explanation of what to look for and how to get the emergency alerts during tornado season in southeast Michigan.

Plan and prepare for tornado season - From the Newsroom: Monroe News - Omny.fm

Michigan's annual Severe Weather Awareness Week, which takes place in early spring, is a time for Michigan residents to plan and prepare for tornadoes and other severe weather. Listen to this clip and you'll hear one of Monroe County's outdoor sirens during a regular monthly test; along with reminders that emergency officials have for Michigan residents about storm preparations and safety. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News.

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What to Do if You are Driving When a Tornado Strikes

What to Do if You're Driving When a Tornado Forms

What to Do if You are Driving When a Tornado Strikes

Remembering and Preparing for Dangerous Spring Weather

Five years ago in the small Illinois town I live in right about dawn a tornado hit. This Tornado was remembered yesterday February 28th as the tornado occurred on leap day 2012. The EF-4 tornado destroyed land, property, houses and took lives along the way. When the skies turned dark grey yet again last night I was terrified that it was going to happen yet again. Tornadoes would occur but it would not be our town this time. Lives would be lost and houses and property would be destroyed yet…