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    7 Important Power Outage Safety Tips – OKC Shelters

    Tornadoes blow through town wreaking havoc and widespread destruction. Power outages follow closely in their wake. Some towns have gone days without power due to tornado damage. So how do you survive a power outage with minimal disruption to your life? By following these 7 SAFETY TIPS. The number # 1 rule is not to[...]

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    Severe Weather Terms You Need to Know – OKC Shelters

    While spring may be famous for its severe weather, fall storms can also be a threat to your safety. Stay ‘weather aware’ by understanding these severe weather terms: Significant Weather Advisory – This advisory is normally used for storms with penny sized hail and wind gusts near 50 mph. This is categorized as a ‘near’[...]

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    Storm Shelter Installation FAQ – Your Questions Answered!

    At OKC Shelters, we got a lot of questions about the actual installation of your storm shelter. While you do have several options for location and type of shelter, there can be limitations. Check out these installation FAQ:   Q. Where can my shelter be installed? A.Shelters can be installed indoors or outdoors, with three[...]

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    Can A Weather Radio Save Your Life? – OKC Shelters

    There is nothing more important than staying informed during a severe weather situation. But what happens when your electricity goes out? Or you must take sanctuary in your storm shelter? This is when a weather radio becomes a ‘must have’ tool. It provides a critical link to the outside world, and keeps you up to[...]

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    What Exactly Is a Safe Room?? – OKC Shelters

    Above ground safe rooms are gaining ground as the ultimate multi-purpose shelter. In simple terms, safe rooms are simply reinforced rooms, however, they are actually small fortresses built to withstand tornadoes, hurricanes and human force. Safe rooms are capable of withstanding high-velocity objects and are anchored to the house slab, which makes them safe from[...]

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    Anatomy of a Wall Cloud

    Anyone who lives in tornado alley has heard of the dreaded “wall cloud”. We know it can accompany severe weather and even lead to devastating tornadoes, but what exactly is it? A wall cloud is a cloud that is lowered from a thunderstorm, forming when rapidly rising air causes lower pressure below the storm’s main[...]

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