SEVERE WEATHER

  • STORMS


    12 TORNADOES

    occur on average each year in the North Texas Region

    See how it happens
  • FLOODS


    68 FLASH FLOOD

    events occur each year in the North Texas Region

    Know how to prepare
  • HEAT, DROUGHT & WILDFIRE


    AN AVERAGE of 5

    deaths occur each year due to excessive heat in North Texas Region

    Learn the facts
  • WINTER WEATHER


    BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES

    freeze faster than roads

    Find out what causes it

KNOW YOUR HAZARDS


If your idea of preparing for severe weather is stashing an umbrella in the trunk, then this section is for you!

Those who have first-hand experience with a flash flood or tornado will tell you how serious and devastating severe weather in the North Texas Region can be.

The good news is that most weather can be predicted. The bad news is that despite the advance warning, many weather-related deaths still occur in the North Central Region each year.

PRIORITY No.1

REALIZE THAT SEVERE WEATHER CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME– YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED.

  • Make a Plan

    A little preparation could protect your life and the lives of those around you. It only takes a few minutes to develop a plan. When finished, you'll have a pocket-size emergency plan at hand.

  • Build a Kit

    Remember how long it took to pack for your last vacation? The last thing you want to worry about in a disaster is packing. That’s why everyone should have an Emergency Supply Kit ready to go. Use this checklist to help you assemble your kit.

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