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    Hail Storms? No Worries with an Impact-Resistant Roof! | OKC Shelters

    Do you cringe when you hear a hail storm is headed your way? Severe weather is nothing new, but that doesn’t make the dent on our wallets any easier. High winds, hail, rain and flying debris can cause significant damage to our roofs, with some roofs being replaced several times during its predicted lifetime. This[...]

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    Do You Understand the Enhanced Fujita Scale? You Should!

    Tornadoes come in all strengths and sizes, from small dusters to one-mile long monsters. Their damage can be extensive and varied. In 1971 Tetsuya Theodore Fujita of the University of Chicago, invented a scale to measure tornadoes based on the extent of damage they produced. The scale measures wind forces required to destroy homes and buildings and[...]

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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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    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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