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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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    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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    Pets and Storms – 3 Important Tips to Keep Your Animals Safe

    For many people, our pets are family. We understand that their lifespans are shorter than ours, but it is still devastating when we lose a furry family member. When severe storms threaten, our first instinct is to protect ourselves and our children, and rightly so. However, there are many things we can do to make[...]

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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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    Tornado Safety – 30 Days to Prepare | OKC Shelters

    While tornados are a threat to all Oklahomans, the city of Edmond has come up with a unique plan, called “30 Days of Preparedness”. This comprehensive plan details steps to prepare your family for a tornado event, all within 30 days. Most steps are very simple to follow and require little to no monetary investment.[...]

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    Why You HAVE to Keep Your Tree Branches Trimmed! | OKC Shelters

    There is something about the richness of healthy, green trees that calms us and helps us to appreciate the wonder of mother nature. If you are lucky enough to live on a greenbelt, on in a wooded neighborhood, then the health of trees is even more important. Believe it or not, weak branches can become[...]

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