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Are You Prepared For Severe Weather Season?
Spring/Summer Severe Weather Terms
Thunderstorms & Lightning Safety
NWS Lightning Safety Tips & Resources
Flood Information and Safety Tips
Turn Around Don’t Drown®
Flood Insurance Information
FEMA: Flood Insurance Program Changes
FEMA Brochure: Build Back Safer & Stronger
Fire Safety And Preparedness
ODMH - Dealing With Emotions After The Storm
Spring is a much-favored season for bringing warmer temperatures and vibrant colors back to Ohio's landscape. Unfortunately, spring can also roll in severe storms capable of high winds, flooding, and even tornados.
Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness wants Ohioans to be ready and prepared when dangerous storms threaten their communities.
Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week and Flood Safety Awareness Week,
both held March 19 – 25, help bring vital attention to risks of severe weather.
The Statewide Tornado Drill, held March 22, 2023 at 9:50am, also helps to make sure Ohioans know what to do should disaster strike. There’s no better time than right now to get prepared.Follow these steps before a storm to help ensure you and your family’s safety during the storm:
Remember, flood insurance is typically not included in standard homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policies. Consider covering your home investment and belongings with flood insurance.
When storms hit, these tips will help you stay safe during storms: