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    10 Step Storm Damage Checklist | OKC Shelters

    Storms can be destructive to our homes, especially if a tornado is involved. Once the severe weather has passed and you are safe, it’s time to inspect your home for damage. Most severe weather damage requires a home professional to evaluate and repair. In the meantime, use this 10 STEP CHECKLIST to make an initial[...]

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    3 Simple Ways to Avoid Getting Trapped in Your Storm Shelter

    Worried About Getting Trapped in Your Storm Shelter? A general fear among homeowners is getting trapped in their underground storm shelter by heavy debris. Because of this fear, many people will not get into a storm shelter during a tornado emergency. Flying debris is a major cause of injury and death during a tornado, without[...]

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    Understanding the Danger of Microbursts | OKC Shelters

    Tornadoes get all the press, but microbursts deserve their fair share of respect. These little-known weather outbursts can be as destructive as a tornado and should be taken just as seriously. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), unyielding microbursts can cause miles of damage including uprooting trees, leveling fences, and destroying power lines and[...]

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    Prepping Your Home for Storm Season | OKC Shelters

    Tornadoes strike hard, and they strike fast. If you’ve lived in Oklahoma for any length of time, you know that tornado season can put fear into even the, strongest of hearts. So, your safest bet is to prepare your home before storm season comes rolling down the plains. But how exactly can you do that? Follow[...]

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    Tornado Myths That Could Kill You | OKC Shelters

    Tornados are no joke, they destroy property and take lives. So, understanding the difference between a tornado fact versus myth is crucial for your safety and your family’s safety. Myth #1 If you are driving, take refuge beneath a highway overpass. NO! Do not do this. Because of the extremely high winds involved in a tornado, overpasses[...]

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    Crucial Do’s and Don’ts for Spring’s Severe Weather

    As trees turn green and flowers think of blooming, our weather begins it unpredictable shift from cold to warm. This shift can bring a slew of weather related hazards. Depending on the current yearly weather pattern, spring can bring dry conditions or heavy rains. Dry weather encourages wildfires and can contribute to flooding once intense[...]

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