Plan & Prepare
Severe Thunderstorms and Lightning: Further Reading
American Red Cross:
- Are You Ready for a Thunderstorm?
- Thunderstorms … Tornadoes … Lightning, Nature's Most
Violent Storms as PDF
a 16-page in-depth brochure that gives information on thunderstorms,
tornadoes, and lightning, the science behind these phenomena,
and how to stay safe.
to do After a Thunderstorm / What to do if Someone is Struck
- Keeping Ahead of the Storm, an 8-minute video developed
by The Weather Channel and the American Red Cross for Project
Safeside. Gives preparedness tips for tornadoes, floods,
hurricanes, heat waves, and lightning. Local Red Cross chapters
can order as stock number A5050 for a nominal fee. Click
here for a directory of Red Cross chapters.
National Weather Service:
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH):
Blueprint for Safety: Information for safer homes and businesses