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Storm Safety

Do you have information on storm shelters?

We have links to this information in the "Severe Weather/Disaster Preparedness" section of our Severe Weather Safety and Survival page.

Where can I find information on flood/hurricane/lightning/tornado safety?

For information on "inland" storms, see our Severe Weather Safety and Survival page. FEMA has another excellent source of safety information on their Are You Ready? page.

Can I get pamphlets on storm safety? ...for children?

The NWS distributes several pamphlets on storm safety, including hurricane, tornado, lightning, and winter storm preparedness - and a few specifically for children. Contact the NWS Forecast Office that serves your area for more information. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.