If you grew up in Tennessee and have thought that severe weather seems to be more common, you might be right according to the updated map of Tornado Alley. You also know that spring thunderstorms are a common occurrence. It is easy to get complacent about the dangers of lightning, high winds, floods, and hail. Do you know how to protect yourself? Use this opportunity and take a few minutes to learn more by visiting the weather threats pages under the emergency preparedness tab.
Check back for more blogs on weather preparedness during Severe Weather Awareness Week. You can also find useful links and weather alerts on the safety.utk.edu homepage.