Be Prepared for Whatever Happens
Now is the time to prepare....Don't wait until severe storms are forecast....it may be too late!!
Preparedness Saves Lives
There is nothing we can do to stop severe thunderstorms, lightening, tornadoes or floods from developing. However, there are things that everyone can do to minimize the impacts of severe weather on our lives.
What you can do to be prepared:
1. Stay informed
This can be done by monitoring a weather alert radio, local radio & TV broadcasts, NWS, web pages or various applications on computers and smart phones.
Don't just rely on one method-especially storm sirens- which are not designed to be heard indoors by everyone.
2. Have an emergency plan
Do this for your home, business, schools and when you are traveling. Designate places to go to seek safe shelter from a tornado or severe thunderstorm. Pick two places to meet in case you are separated from your family or co-workers.
3. Prepare yourself and your home for an emergency
Learn how to use a fire extinguisher, how to administer CPR, and how to turn off electricity, gas and water supplies in your home.
4. Have an emergency supply kit
-Flashlights with extra batteries
-Extra clothes and blankets
-an extra set of keys and cash
-Medication and a first aid kit
-personal hygiene items
-A weather alert radio
SERVPRO of Morris/Ottawa is ready 24 hours a day to assist with your storm damage needs. Give us a call at (815)416-0075