CLEVELAND – The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center is predicting a moderate risk for severe thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon with very strong winds. There is also a possibility for isolated tornadoes and wind damage.
The Ohio Office of Emergency Management offers the following tornado safety tips (you can read the full list of recommendations here: http://www.weathersafety.ohio.gov/tornadofacts.aspx):
Tornado Safety Tips
While taking shelter during a tornado warning, the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness encourages Ohioans to DUCK:
D – Go DOWN to the lowest level
U – Get UNDER something
C – COVER your head
K – KEEP in shelter until the storm has passed
-When a tornado watch is issued, review your safety plan – don’t wait for the watch to become a warning.
-Despite Doppler radar, tornadoes can sometimes occur without any warning, allowing very little time to act. It is important to know the basics of tornado safety.
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