How to stay safe during a thunderstorm!
~Know your area’s risk for thunderstorms. In most places, they can occur year-round and at any hour.
~Create an emergency plan so that you and your family know what to do, where to go, and what you will need to protect yourselves from the effects of a thunderstorm.
~Sign up for your community’s warning system.
~Identify nearby, sturdy buildings close to where you live, work, study, and play.
~Cut down or trim trees that may be in danger of falling on your home.
~Consider buying surge protectors to protect your home, appliances, and electronic devices.