Mon. Mar 20th, 2023
Severe weather season is here and it’s coming in the midst of a viral outbreak.
Storms over the weekend ravaging communities like Jonesboro Arkansas, where an EF 3 tornado injured 22 people and destroyed numerous businesses, homes and an area shopping mall.
But with fears of COVID 19 and required nationwide social distancing, how do you protect yourself when a storm comes your way?
Ray Miller, meteorologist in the Weatherology Weather Center says the social distancing really matters more at the workplace or outside, than at home….
But what happens when a Tornado warning comes?
Miller says it’s best to huddle up and stay safe, than to risk being injured or killed…
Experts in both the weather field and COVID response recommend locating multiple safe spots (if possible) now and make sure you have a NOAA Weather Radio on hand with fresh batteries, to prepare before the next storm comes.