Tornadoes and Your Family

Tornadoes and Your Family

Tornados are unpredictable and can cause major damage and destruction in seconds. The extremely high winds, flying debris as well as the wreckage left behind can cause personal injury or possibly death. Although nothing can be done to prevent tornadoes, there are actions you can take to protect yourself and your family from the impact of a tornado.

Tornado Preparedness Factsheet

Related Websites

After a Tornado
Website with information on what to do about injuries and cleanup after a tornado.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
During a Tornado
Website with information on where to go during a tornado and how to protect yourself.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Hazards and Threats: Tornadoes
Website discussing safety in the event of a tornado.
Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
Salvaging Food After A Tornado
Factsheet discussing cautions, and refrigeration and freezer concerns following a tornado.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Tornado
Document discussing tornado awareness, planning and protection.
National Disaster Education Coalition
Tornado Preparedness and Response: Strategies for Families
Factsheet discussing how to prepare and actions to take during a tornado situation.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Tornado Safety
Webpage providing storm and tornado information for children
Wisconsin Emergency Department
Tornadoes: Being Prepared
Website with general information on preparing for a tornado.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Preparedness Resources

Family Resources

Salvaging Food After A Tornado
Factsheet discussing cautions, and refrigeration and freezer concerns following a tornado.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Tornado
Document discussing tornado awareness, planning and protection.
National Disaster Education Coalition
Tornado Preparedness and Response: Strategies for Families
Factsheet discussing how to prepare and actions to take during a tornado situation.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Tornado Safety
Webpage providing storm and tornado information for children
Wisconsin Emergency Department

Kids Resources

Tornado Safety
Webpage providing storm and tornado information for children
Wisconsin Emergency Department