We are now into the season of potential severe weather. Over the years, Windsor and Essex County has experienced devastating storms, tornadoes and flooding. Being prepared is the best way to keep your family and valuables safe.
It’s essential that all members of your family know what to do in case of severe weather. Here are some considerations:
Stay indoors – Although an approaching lightening storm or unusual cloud cover may appear fascinating, weather patterns can change quickly. Your immediate safety should be a priority above a good story, a picture or a video.
Listen to a local radio station – To be informed of impending severe weather, a local news station will broadcast severe weather alerts and help keep you safe.
Avoid travel – Many accidents and injuries occur when travelling in severe weather, and a vehicle is not the appropriate place to seek shelter.
For a comprehensive list of all spring and summer severe weather hazards and appropriate responses, please visit this Environment Canada website.
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