The statewide tornado drill is scheduled to be held at 1:30 p.m. today – unless it’s overcast.
Regardless of the weather, it’s a good day to review your response plans and to make sure your basement, safe room or other destination for severe weather threats is ready for the coming season.
The National Weather Service has put together a disaster survival kit that includes items which should be kept where you’ll take shelter.
I realize it’s no fun to think about what to do in the event of a tornado or strong thunderstorm bearing down on your house. But the calmer parents are in responding to these situations, the calmer their children – perhaps even their pets – are likely to be as well.
And that’ll help everyone when moments count.