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Weather Emergency Preparedness

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Tianyu You

on 26 September 2014

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Transcript of Weather Emergency Preparedness

Weather Emergency Preparedness
turn the refrigerator and freezer to the coldest setting
keep the refrigerator closed as much as possible
Turn off propane tanks and unplug small appliances
After a hurricane, avoid drinking or preparing food with tap water
fill bathtubs and sinks with clean cold water
Survival Skills: Hurricane
Questions
What are some items that need to be prepared for emergency?
What safety precautions should you take?
What survival skills should you know?
Basic Supplies
1 gallon of water per person per day
Multi-purpose tool
Personal documents
Emergency contact information
Maps of the area
N95 facial masks
Whistle
Extra Batteries and portable electric generator
During a storm, listen to a NOAA Weather Radio for critical information from the National Weather Service (NWS)
If you are caught outdoors, seek shelter in a basement, shelter or sturdy building. If you cannot:
Immediately get into a vehicle, buckle your seat belt and try to drive to the closest sturdy shelter.
If not possible, stay in car with seatbelt on and stay below windows with banket over your head
Watch out for fallen power lines

Survival Skills: Tornado
Showvik Gupta, Yoshihiro Saito, Tianyu You
Safety Precautions: Hurricane
check the underside of roof to make sure it is secure
install shutters on windows
reinforce exterior door bolts
reinforce garage doors
Learn the elevation level of your property
Safety Precautions: Tornado
Safety Precautions: Winter Storm
Survival Skill: Winter Storm
Listen to the radio
Prevent carbon monoxide kills:
Never use natural gas or charcoal-burning devices inside any partially enclosed area
Stay hydrated
Cover your mouth and talking as little as possible outdoor
Wear waterproof, insulated boots
Works Cited
American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster
Ready: http://www.ready.gov/
CDC: http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/index.asp
Eyewitness Natural Disaster Book
National Geographic Complete Survival Guide by Michael A. Sweeney
Running water, even at a trickle, helps prevent pipes from freezing
Install easy-to-read outdoor thermometer
Prepare your car:
Replace windshield-wiper fluid with a wintertime mixture
Have the radiator system serviced
Have your tires changed to winter tires
pick a safe room that you can stay in during a tornado
watch for tornado danger signs:
dark, often greenish clouds
wall cloud
cloud of debris
large hail
roaring noise
funnel cloud
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